Heavier rainfall will increase water pollution in the future
By Casey Smith for National Geographic
If climate change continues to progress, increased precipitation could mean detrimental outcomes for water quality in the United States, a major new study warns.
An intensifying water cycle can substantially overload waterways with excess nitrogen runoff – which could near 20 per cent by 2100 – and increase the likelihood of events that severely impair water quality, according to a new study published by Science. | READ MORE