How to Know if Your Local Paddling Spot Is Exposed to Toxic Runoff Water

If your regional lake is in the vicinity of a freeway, believe two times about paddling there.

A new analyze at Florida Point out College identified when asphalt, sunlight, and rainwater combine, higher concentrations of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), recognized carcinogens, are leached into the drinking water. How anxious need to you be about toxic runoff drinking water?

Scientists are just beginning to attract conclusions, but suspect the photo isn’t pretty. In the meantime, go paddling on cleaner waters away from key highways.

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