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Rachel Williams

Keeping Trash Out of Streams
11/14/2013 (new)

 UK Authors: Carmen Agouridis, Rachel Williams
 Departments: Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering
 Series: Agricultural Engineering (AEN series)

Fresh water is an essential natural resource that is used every day for drinking, bathing, cooking, cleaning, and recreation. In Kentucky, the water used for these tasks mainly comes from streams and rivers, but it can also come from groundwater. Because our streams, rivers, and aquifers are so vital to our daily lives, it is important that we protect them from trash, debris, and other pollutants found in stormwater. What happens to the land around these water sources affects their condition and health.

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