How Pollution Gets into our Watershed

Whether you are a new water watcher volunteer or a seasoned veteran, it’s always good to know how pollution makes its way into our streams. The article posted below summarizes how heavy metals and other dangerous chemicals such as PCBs, PAHs, and other letters of the alphabet get into our waters and stay there; sometime coming from hundreds of miles away. It comes as no surprise that climate change is exacerbating the invasion of these compounds into our watersheds.

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