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Quality of Water from Domestic Wells in the United States

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Concentrations of arsenic were greater than the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Maximum Contaminant Level of 10 micrograms per liter in about 7 percent of wells nationally and were found at these concentrations in wells from several aquifer types. >, greater than; >, greater than or equal to; <, less than or equal to; <, less than.

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