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Record Search Query: ServiceParameters>EDUCATION/OUTREACH>CURRICULUM SUPPORT>BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Ground Water Basics,USEPA
Entry ID: USEPA_GWB

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Summary
Abstract: This 117 page .pdf document contains activities that explain the management of
ground water resources using a balanced approach, focusing on interdependencies
in the environment. Activities, fact sheets, reference materials, and a
glossary of terms are provided. The activities cover such topics as groundwater
basics, movement of water in aquifers, recharge and discharge, how a well
works, groundwater contaminants, remediation methods, and the hazards presented
by landfills and leaking underground storage tanks.

(Summary by Bryan L. Aivazian, the Digital Water Education Library- DWEL)
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Description: The Water Sourcebooks

The Water Sourcebooks contain 324 activities for grades K-12 divided into four
sections: K-2, 3-5, 5-8, and 9-12. Each section is divided into five chapters:
Introduction to Water, Drinking Water and Wastewater Treatment, Surface Water
Resources, Ground Water Resources, and Wetlands and Coastal Waters.

This environmental education program explains the water management cycle using
a balanced approach showing how it affects all aspects of the environment.All
activities contain hands-on investigations, fact sheets, reference materials,
and a glossary of terms. Activities are organized by objectives, materials
needed, background information, advance preparation, procedures, and resources.
Service Citation
Title: Ground Water Basics, USEPA,
Provider: Region 4 Water Management Division, USEPA
URL: http://water.epa.gov/drink/index.cfm
Parent SERF
This data service description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
USEPA_WSB
Service Keywords
EDUCATION/OUTREACH >CURRICULUM SUPPORT >BACKGROUND INFORMATION Parameter Definition
EDUCATION/OUTREACH >CURRICULUM SUPPORT >CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES Parameter Definition

ISO Topic Category
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
Quality Grade Level 9-12 recommended.
Service Provider
EPA/OW/OGWDW/KS > Office of GroundKids' Stuff, Water and Drinking Water, Office of Water, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://www.epa.gov/safewater/kids/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: U.S. EPA - GROUND WATER & DRINKING WATER CONTACT
Phone: 202-564-3750
Fax: 202-564-3753
Contact Address:
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water (4601)
Ariel Rios Building
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
City: Washington
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20460-0003
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Electronic
Distribution_Format: pdf
Fees: none
Personnel
U.S. EPA - GROUND WATER & DRINKING WATER CONTACT
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 202-564-3750
Fax: 202-564-3753
Contact Address:
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water (4601)
Ariel Rios Building
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
City: Washington
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20460-0003
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Bouwer, Herman, Groundwater Hydrology, McGraw Hill Book Company, New York, NY,
1978, pp. 2-3, 6-8.
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2006-02-07
SERF Last Revision Date: 2012-03-06
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