Ground Water

Ground water is the source of drinking water to many communities.  The spilling of chemicals on the ground causes them to enter the groundwater and pollute the aquifers that provide the drinking water.  Care should be taken in preventing oil leaks and spills of petroleum products.

For more information concerning Drake's Spill Prevention and Countermeasure Plan contact the EHS office.

For further information concerning oil pollution

University News
April 15, 2014
Drake University’s Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship (PFGCGC) will host a discussion on the Keystone XL Pipeline initiative in collaboration with the Iowa Energy Forum. General James Jones, a former national security advisor, will discuss the benefits of the pipeline initiative.