Jul 18, 2022

U.S. Eastern Seaboard is Seeing the Beginning of a Freshwater Crisis

Posted by in categories: climatology, sustainability

Below the surface of US coastal cities and towns, the salt line is rising in aquifers used for fresh water. The cause is climate change.

As sea levels rise, saltwater will intrude into groundwater. For more than 600 million who draw on aquifers, it means a freshwater crisis.

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