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Groundwater is rain water or water from surface water bodies, like lakes or streams, that soaks into the soil and bedrock and is stored underground in the tiny spaces between rocks and particles of soil. Groundwater pollution occurs when hazardous substances come into contact and dissolve in the water that has soaked into the soil.

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Date Of Record Release 2010-01-17 17:05:37
Description Groundwater is rain water or water from surface water bodies, like lakes or streams, that soaks into the soil and bedrock and is stored underground in the tiny spaces between rocks and particles of soil. Groundwater pollution occurs when hazardous substances come into contact and dissolve in the water that has soaked into the soil.
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Source United States Environmental Protection Agency
Keyword Water, Soil contamination, Decontamination, Remediation, Cleanup
Date Of Record Creation 2010-01-17 16:59:52
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Date Last Modified 2010-01-18 15:50:00
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2010-01-17 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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