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Thursday, January 26, 2023

Why Volunteers Are Tracking Down Road Salt in Streams

 Ever wonder what happens to the road salt that is applied to roads during the winter?  Me either, but the Stroud Water Research Center has been working the issue of stream salinity after road salt has been applied, and the results are quite shocking. 

Check out the full article HERE


An improperly stored road salt pile uphill from a stream. Photo: Carol Armstrong