Climate Change is Pushing Toxic Chemicals into Drinking Wells

Climate Change is Pushing Toxic Chemicals into Drinking Wells

Fire-scarred land becomes more susceptible to mudslides that can damage watersheds, drought can increase the concentration of pathogens and other contaminants in well water, and fires can damage the well equipment and piping, leaching toxic chemicals into drinking water.

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Walla Walla Union Bulletin

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