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1 Water Pollution •Situation similar to that of water supply. –Different sources have different problems. •Groundwater and surface pollution discussed separately. –Problems may be distinct or related.
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2 Groundwater Pollution (1) •Some pollution sources similar to surface water sources. –Agricultural chemicals. –Industrial chemicals/landfill leachate. Ke, 8th, Figure 11.E, Page 303.
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3 Groundwater Pollution (2) •Some pollution sources differ greatly from surface waters. –Sewage. –Saltwater. Ke, 8th, Figure 11.D, Page 302. Ke, 8th, Figure 11.7, Page 301.
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4 The Major Difference? Persistence –And the problem is solved. •Eliminate the source of surface water pollution. –Pollutants have all flowed away. –The problem remains. •Eliminate the source of groundwater pollution. –Pollutants are still there. –Groundwater flows much more slowly.
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Chemical Pollution –A plume of contaminant. •Forms a trail underground from the source. –Miscible or immiscible with water? •Problems/solutions differ depending on contaminant. –More or less dense
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2011 for the course ACIS 2116 taught by Professor Cmeasterwood during the Spring '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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