Groundwater monitoring and remediation is an essential service that is provided to protect the Earth’s water supply. Furthermore, this service is also vital to ensure that there will be enough water that is suitable for drinking and other important purposes. Given groundwater depletion, just 3% of the planet’s water is fresh. Furthermore, only 1% is considered to be safe to drink.
Contributing Causes to Water Pollution
Chemical spills, industrial waste, and hazardous waste sites have all been responsible for contaminating the Earth’s available water supply. On an annual basis, there are roughly 16,000 chemical spills that occur, particularly when these substances are be