Climate change likely to deteriorate Midwest water quality

Many communities in the Midwest are dependent on surface water as a source of drinking water.  When their source of water exceeds the drinking water standards limits, additional, often costly, procedures are required to clean this water before it is drinkable.  Our study (published in Biogeochemistry Journal) finds that climate change will likely force communities in the Midwest to expend greater resources on providing clean drinking water.

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