Originally published: Governing
Industrial agriculture plays a significant role in Iowa’s water quality crisis. This includes pollution from manure application, runoff and spills that contaminate waterways with bacteria, nitrates, phosphorus, antibiotics, and heavy metals.
Enjoying your Outer Cape vacation? It’s hot, so remember to stay hydrated while visiting the National Seashore. Drink a couple glasses of water, drawn from the ground where lies one of the most pristine sole-source aquifers in the nation. You’d better come soon and drink fast, because this fall that water may be polluted.