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Emerging freshwater contaminants

Persistence is the Salt of Stream Stewardship

In this article I describe the process I have used over the past two years in responding to my field observations of inadequately protected road salt piles during winter in southeastern Pennsylvania.

EnviroDIY Monitoring Station for Measuring Road Salt

The effects of road salt on stream macroinvertebrate communities are becoming well understood, and therefore road salt isn’t necessarily an “emerging” contaminant. But road salt content in streams cou...