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Information on Arsenic in New England Groundwater

Dartmouth College releases In Small Doses: Arsenic (copyright 2009), a ten-minute movie about the risks associated with exposure to potentially harmful amounts of arsenic in private well water


U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1119 (2007)
Rock-bound arsenic influences ground water and sediment chemistry throughout New England

Journal Article in Environmental Geochemistry and Health, (2014)
Geospatial association between adverse birth outcomes and arsenic in groundwater in New Hampshire, USA
DOI: 10.1007/s10653-014-9651-2

Journal Article in Environmental Science and Technology, (2006), v. 40 (11) pp 3578 - 3585
Modeling the Probability of Arsenic in Groundwater in New England as a Tool for Exposure Assessment
DOI: 10.1021/es051972f

Journal Article in Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, (2006), v. 60:168-172
Bladder cancer mortality and private well use in New England: an ecological study
DOI: 10.1136/jech.2005.038620

Journal Article in Applied Geochemistry, (2004), v. 19, no. 7, pp. 1097-1110
Use of spatial statistics and isotopic tracers to measure the influence of arsenical pesticide use on stream sediment chemistry in New England, USA.

USGS Factsheet, FS051-03 (2003)
Arsenic Concentrations in Private Bedrock Wells in Southeastern New Hampshire

Journal Article in Environmental Science and Technology, (2003), v. 37, no. 10
Arsenic in groundwater in eastern New England: Occurrence, controls, and human health implications
DOI: 10.1021/es026211g

Conference abstracts from Arsenic in New England: 2002 Joint USGS and Dartmouth College scientific conference

USGS Water-Resources Investigations Report 99-4162 (1999)
Relation of Arsenic, Iron, and Manganese in Groundwater to Aquifer Type, Bedrock Lithogeochemistry, and Land Use in the New England Coastal Basins


U.S. EPA Arsenic Standard

National Analysis of Trace Elements

USGS Arsenic Studies Group

Contact Information

Contact Information for individual New England States about testing for and treatment of arsenic in drinking water.

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