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

If your regional lake is in close proximity to a highway, believe two times about paddling there.

A new research at Florida Condition University discovered when asphalt, daylight, and rainwater mix, large concentrations of polycyclic fragrant hydrocarbons (PAHs), recognised carcinogens, are leached into the drinking water. How nervous need to you be about poisonous runoff drinking water?

Scientists are just beginning to attract conclusions, but suspect the photograph is not rather. In the meantime, go paddling on cleaner waters away from important highways.

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