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18 June 2012
Live in Maryland? The water you are drinking fell as rain and snow over a million years ago!
I saw this press release form the USGS today. Pretty amazing when you think about it. With little doubt, drinking water will be THE issue of this next century. Million Year Old Groundwater in Maryland Water Supply A portion of the groundwater in the upper Patapsco aquifer underlying Maryland is over a million years old. A new study suggests that this ancient groundwater, a vital source of freshwater supplies for the …