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What is surface water?   en español

Areas where groundwater discharges to the surface, such as ditches or ponds, is called the surface water.

How is contamination studied in surface water?

Yard water, ditches, and ponds that are located above contaminated groundwater are regularly sampled for the contaminants.

For more information about surface water monitoring, visit the Results page.