Fighting Pollution

William G. Gilroy | Mar. 26, 2013 | Notre Dame News

Sometimes, little things can add up to a lot.

http://limnology.wisc.edu/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/Figure2.jpgIn short, that’s the message of a research study on small dams, streams and pollution by Steve Powers, a postdoctoral researcher in the University of Notre Dame’s Environmental Change Initiative (ND-ECI).

“Small dams, reservoirs and ponds trap water pollution, which provides an important benefit to water resources,” Powers said. “This is especially relevant in agricultural lands of the Midwest U.S., where there are lots of small, but aging, dams.”

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Read more about Steve Powers's work at the UW-Madison Center for Limnology

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