Contaminated Groundwater in Karst: Why Is It an Issue? An Introduction to the KWI San Juan Conference

  • William B. WhiteEmail author
  • Janet S. Herman
  • Ellen K. Herman
  • Marian Rutigliano
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Karst Science book series (AKS)


The Karst Waters Institute sponsored a conference on karst groundwater contamination and its impacts on public health. The objective was to facilitate communication between hydrogeologists and the biomedical community, especially those dealing with public health issues. This volume contains the papers presented at the conference.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • William B. White
    • 1
    Email author
  • Janet S. Herman
    • 2
  • Ellen K. Herman
    • 3
  • Marian Rutigliano
    • 4
  1. 1.Geosciences DepartmentThe Pennsylvania State UniversityUniversity ParkUSA
  2. 2.Department of Environmental SciencesUniversity of VirginiaCharlottesvilleUSA
  3. 3.Department of GeologyBucknell UniversityLewisburgUSA
  4. 4.Environmental Protection AgencyWashingtonUSA

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