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Road salt pollutes drinking water wells in suburban New York State

Study reveals hotspots and landscape features linked to elevated salt in wells

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The State of Salt: What We Know about Road Salt Contamination in the NE US

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Learn how road salt impacts freshwater ecosystems, including drinking water supplies.

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Road Salt: Connecting Salt Practices with Salt in Streams

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Connect how salt practices in the Hudson River watershed impact the salinity of local streams.

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Road Salt Reduction Initiatives in the Adirondacks

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Discover how a consortium is working to reduce salt pollution in the Adirondack State Park.

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Increasing salt in our streams has been a concern at the Cary Institute for many years. Even in the relatively undeveloped watershed of the East Branch of Wappinger Creek, the salt levels have increased since 1985 when sampling began. 

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