More Precious Than Gold: Water Quality

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Water, whether too much or too little or of poor quality, has long been an issue in North Dakota.  Water issues and attempts to rectify them, as well as explanations of the numerous state, federal and even international agencies involved, are presented.

Much of the water that comes from North Dakota wells is poor quality for drinking.  Additionally, naturally occurring arsenic in the soil makes it especially difficult to meet EPA standards in rural areas.  Projects in northwest and southwest North Dakota are now providing quality water through partnerships.

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Bob Dambach (Producer); Rancy Cadwell, E. Carlson, Dave Geck, Travis Jensen, Lee Westad (Videographers)


More Precious than Gold: North Dakota's Water Issues, Prairie Public Television (2003)

Grade Level

4 - 7

Subject Matter

Social Studies, Science

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