There are about 30 springs in the area and at Al-Ahsa clean potable water can be found a few meters below the ground
Brazilian scientists have discovered an underground river some 4,000 feet below the ground
The quake's epicenter was nine miles east-northeast of the town of Nikiski and it was 30 miles below the ground
, according to tsunami program manager for Alaska, Cindi Preller.
started an industry using bacteria present well below the ground
surface (where there's an absence of light) to degrade hydrocarbon contamination.
Construction workers had found it about 20ft below the ground
where a sports arena is being built.
The presence of loose material below the ground
layer was ignored.
BURSA, May 25, 2010 (TUR) -- Thousands of coal miners in Turkey work in harsh conditions hundreds of meters below the ground
and even risk death to make a living.
3 meter) across, has found small, fresh pits that have gouged up ice from just below the ground
The old gas boiler at South Moor Police Officer, near Stanley, County Durham, is to be removed, and it is hoped that engineers will be able to tap into the natural heat source deep below the ground
The Heat Plant technology, which relies on extracting natural heat from 80metres below the ground
and using that to heat homes and water, will see the reduction of residents' carbon emissions and annual heating bills.
The Riga-based company keeps its fish in spring water sourced from 150m below the ground
and then purified through a process of double filtration.
And if war isn't the problem, unsustainable tourism can be similarly devastating: as visitors unwittingly carve out trails along its hillsides, Machu Picchu has suffered from landslides; and the demands of tourists at Uluru threaten to drain the 80,000-year-old aquifer below the ground