Proprietary Legend and Disclaimers

Proprietary legend

All materials posted on this site are subject to copyrights owned by the National Ground Water Association (NGWA) and other individuals or entities. Any reproduction, retransmission, or republication of all or part of any document found on this site is expressly prohibited, unless NGWA or the copyright owner of the material has granted its prior written consent to reproduce, retransmit, or republish the material. All other rights reserved.

The names, trademarks, and logos of NGWA appearing on this site may not be used in any advertising or publicity, or otherwise, to indicate NGWA's sponsorship of, or affiliation with, any product or service, without NGWA's prior express written permission.

Although the NGWA site includes links providing direct access to other Internet sites, NGWA takes no responsibility for the content or information contained on those other sites, and does not exert any editorial or other control over the material.

NGWA is providing information and services on the internet as a benefit and service in furtherance of NGWA's not-for-profit and tax-exempt status.

General disclaimer

The issues addressed on this website have been identified by NGWA as being pertinent to its mission, but the decision to address any particular issue should not be interpreted as an indication that such an issue is more or less important to the industry than other issues.

The information on the website has been compiled from sources deemed reliable and it is accurate to the best of our knowledge and belief. However, NGWA cannot guarantee as to its accuracy, completeness, and validity and cannot be held liable for any errors or omissions. All information contained herein should be independently verified and confirmed. 

NGWA expressly disclaims all liability for damages of any kind arising out of the use or performance of, reference to, or reliance on any third party product or service listed/displayed on NGWA's website. Should you have any questions regarding the use of any third-party product or service listed on NGWA's website, please contact the vendor directly. 

NGWA is funded in large parts by member dues, advertising, and donations and is not financially able to full explore all issues impacting the groundwater industry. NGWA assumes no duty to its members or any party to investigate, evaluate, or disseminate information regarding any issue within the industry. ​

Website disclaimer

The www.ngwa.org website and NGWA provide information for guidance and information purposes only. This website is not intended to provide investment, tax, or legal advice.

The information contained on this site has been compiled from sources deemed reliable and it is accurate to the best of our knowledge and belief; however, www.ngwa.org and NGWA cannot guarantee as to its accuracy, completeness, and validity, and cannot be held liable for any errors or omissions. All information contained herein should be independently verified and confirmed.

The www.ngwa.org website and NGWA do not accept any liability for any loss or damage howsoever caused in reliance upon such information.

The user agrees to assume all risk resulting from the application of any information provided by www.ngwa.org and NGWA. 

Trademarks and copyrights mentioned on www.ngwa.org are the ownership of their respective companies. The names of products and services presented are used only in an educational fashion and to the benefit of the trademark and copyright owner, with no intention of infringing on trademarks or copyrights. 

No endorsement of any third-party products or services is expressed or implied by any information, material, or content referred to on www.ngwa.org.

Advertising disclaimer

Advertisers and advertising agencies assume liability for all content (including text, representation, and illustrations) of advertisements appearing on www.ngwa.org and also assume responsibility for any claims arising therefrom made against NGWA. NGWA reserves the right to reject any advertising that it believes is not in keeping with the website’s standards or is deemed unsuitable or misleading.

Educational events disclaimer

NGWA provides a wide array of presentations, workshops, webinars, and other forms of continuing education and/or instruction developed with the input and guidance of various groundwater professionals and others who serve as presenters. Unless specifically noted, NGWA is not responsible for the content of these presentations and instruction, or the opinions of the presenters. Individual situations and local practices and standards may vary, so members and others utilizing information contained within a presentation or continuing education event are free to adopt differing standards and approaches as they see fit. Products and names mentioned in materials or presentations are the property of their respective owners and the mention of them does not constitute an endorsement by NGWA. Information contained in a presentation or continuing education event hosted or promoted by NGWA is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including any warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. NGWA assumes no liability or responsibility for the contents of a presentation or continuing education instruction or the opinions expressed by the presenters.