October 16, 2002 -- Volume 3, No. 42
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This week's NEWS

Water terrorism threat in Colorado has homespun touch. It's not just the big, bad uglies that have groundwater protection folks along the Columbia concerned! More Trouble Brewing Everywhere as Congress considers limiting oil-company liability: "The government made me do it!"  It ain't Letterman but Maine provides its Top Ten security measures. What's in a name? Ask the Alabamans.   PHGs and soccer balls: relative risk discussion in Oxnard, CA.  Pro-fluoridation "zealot" hopes to cast-a-spell in Kalispell, MT.  The weather in England in March may be gloomy, but water emergency symposium will shine light on important topics.

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Consumer Confidence Issues


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Water Aesthetics
Groundwater Contamination

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Private Wells
  • Advice for well-owners on finding and checking your well (Dayton Daily News, October 10)
    Commentary: There's a little bit of everything in this plain-talking advice piece. The "definition" of a private well is a classic, but whatever works to help the beleaguered homeowner.  And if the well is OK.....find out what to do about those dandelions!


State Updates


Source Water Protection Issues

Bottled Water



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