This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:
· The student will learn about sources and movement of ground water, the various kinds of aquifers, and the primary uses of ground water.
· The student will become aware of the causes of contamination.
· The student will become knowledgeable of the options available after contamination: containment, withdrawal, treatment, rehabilitation, and abandonment.
· The student will learn about Federal laws protecting ground water, the role of states in protecting ground water, and actions at the community level that can be taken to protect ground water.