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INFORMATION ON ARSENIC IN NEW ENGLAND GROUND WATER


 

Dartmouth College releases In Small Doses: Arsenic (copyright 2009), a ten-minute movie about the risks associated with exposure to potentially harmful amounts of arsenic in private well water

 

PUBLICATIONS:

U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1119 (2007)
Rock-bound arsenic influences ground water and sediment chemistry throughout New England

Journal Article in Environmental Science and Technology, (2006), v. 40 (11) pp 3578 - 3585
Modeling the Probability of Arsenic in Groundwater in New England as a Tool for Exposure Assessment
DOI: 10.1021/es051972f

Journal Article in Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, (2006), v. 60:168-172
Bladder cancer mortality and private well use in New England: an ecological study
DOI: 10.1136/jech.2005.038620

Journal Article in Applied Geochemistry, (2004), v. 19, no. 7, pp. 1097-1110
Use of spatial statistics and isotopic tracers to measure the influence of arsenical pesticide use on stream sediment chemistry in New England, USA.

USGS Factsheet, FS051-03 (2003)
Arsenic Concentrations in Private Bedrock Wells in Southeastern New Hampshire

Journal Article in Environmental Science and Technology, (2003), v. 37, no. 10
Arsenic in groundwater in eastern New England: Occurrence, controls, and human health implications
DOI: 10.1021/es026211g

Conference abstracts from Arsenic in New England: 2002 Joint USGS and Dartmouth College scientific conference

USGS Water-Resources Investigations Report 99-4162 (1999)
Relation of Arsenic, Iron, and Manganese in Ground Water to Aquifer Type, Bedrock Lithogeochemistry, and Land Use in the New England Coastal Basins


WEB SITES:

U.S. EPA Arsenic Standard
http://www.epa.gov/safewater/ars/implement.html

National Analysis of Trace Elements
http://water.usgs.gov/nawqa/trace/

USGS Arsenic Studies Group
http://arsenic.cr.usgs.gov/


CONTACT INFORMATION:

Contact Information for individual New England States about testing for and treatment of arsenic in drinking water.

 


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