[Webcast] Road Salt and Watersheds: Part 2

When? Thursday, 22 February 2018, 12:00 pm EST - 1:00 pm EST
Cost: FREE

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Dr. Andy Erickson, University of Minnesota

Dr. Ben Janke, University of Minnesota

Dr. Bill Herb, University of Minnesota


On February 8th, we discussed the impact of road salt on stream heath, and the effectiveness of stormwater BMPs at filtering out these chlorides. In this follow-up webcast, we’re getting the Minnesota perspective! Recent research from the St. Anthony Falls Lab at the University of Minnesota has investigated how road salts move through a watershed, quantified road salt budgets for large metro areas, and predicted how salts accumulate and flush from large urban lake systems. Plus, we’ll get a glimpse at upcoming research about road salt alternatives!


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