Investigating the source and age of nitrate in drinking water wells


By Mike Sklash and Fatemeh Vakili

In order to remedy a groundwater quality problem effectively and efficiently, one must delineate the spatial extent of the problem and understand how the problem began. This case study involved a preliminary environmental isotope investigation of groundwater in a small community where the groundwater was known to be impacted by nitrate in certain areas.

Read the full editorial in ES&E Magazine’s October 2022 issue:

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