Elevated Levels Of Arsenic Levels Found In North Texas Water Wells

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Fri July 26, 2013

Elevated Levels Of Arsenic Levels Found In North Texas Water Wells

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A new study of 100 private water wells in and near the Barnett Shale showed elevated levels of potential contaminants such as arsenic, according to a team of researchers led by UT Arlington.
Researchers from the University of Texas-Arlington have recently concluded a study on 100 private water wells around North Texas. Findings show that large quantities of contaminants including arsenic, selenium, and strontium were discovered in samples taken from areas close to natural gas extraction sites.