The EPA has issued advice for Private Well Owners Affected by Flooding. The EPA recommends that if your well has been affected by the recent flooding you should make sure it is properly disinfected before using it for drinking water. Details of how you can disinfect your well are below. This procedure should be carried out once the flooding has subsided.
The EPA has also published advice and guidance for households using private wells which includes information on:
- Protecting your private well water
- Testing and treating your well water
- Concerns and complaints
- Further guidance and Frequently Asked Questions
The IAH (Irish Group) will host a Lecture on Developing Country Hydrology and Hydrogeology in February 2016. The Date and Speaker will be announced prior to the event.
project to restore habitats and sustainably manage Danube floodplains
The total amount of groundwater on the planet, held in rock and soil below our feet, is estimated to be 23 million cubic km. The new calculation comes from a Canadian-led team and is published in the journal Nature Geoscience.