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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.

Parking lot outflow to an icy stream.

Investigating Road Salt and Deicer Stream Contamination During a Snowstorm

Understanding the patterns and timing of road salt and deicers entering local streams is important for providing feedback to local decision-makers, guiding watershed management strategies, and improvi...