Dry lakebeds become dustpans
Researchers from Brigham Young University, with funding from the National Science Foundation, predict the amount of dust in Utah’s Wasatch Front is only going to increase as water levels decline, turning lakebeds into dustpans. The team feels the amount of dust blown into urban areas could be lowered by preserving lakes through water conservation, allowing more water to flow into the lakes.
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