FIGURE 2-4 VOCs (in black) and pesticides (in white) detected in more than 1 percent of domestic wells at a level of 0.02 μg/L.
SOURCE: DeSimone et al. (2009).
withdraw water from shallower unconfined aquifers than from deeper confined aquifers. Thus, VOCs were detected more frequently in samples from unconfined aquifers than from confined aquifers, highlighting the vulnerability of shallow unconfined aquifers. Overall, the detection frequencies of some VOCs were 2-fold to 6-fold greater in public wells than domestic
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