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Rivers getting saltier

Wednesday, January 10, 2018   (0 Comments)
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U.S. rivers are getting saltier, potentially compromising drinking water (Science Magazine)

The bomb cyclone that hit the northeastern United States last week left roadways and vehicles caked in a white film of road salt and grime. Those salts might be washing into the region’s fresh waterways, a new study reveals. A 50-year-long analysis of hundreds of U.S. Geological Survey monitoring sites finds salts in freshwater rivers and streams are rising across much of the nation. That could mean compromised drinking water...Read more.

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