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Climate Change May Stunt Ability Of Ultraviolet Light To Disinfect Lakes & Coastal Waters, Exacerbating Drinking Water Scarcity

October 31st, 2017 | by James Ayre

Climate change, through the impacts of increasingly extreme rainfall events and melting permafrost on the organic matter content of various bodies of water, may lead to a stunting of the ability of the sun's ultraviolet light to disinfect the world's lakes and coastal waters, according to a new study published in Scientific Reports



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