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Detecting contaminated water

Sensor research by Phanikumar Mantha uses beach buoys as a water quality warning system.
Sensor research by Phanikumar Mantha uses beach buoys as a water quality warning system.

April 28, 2016

Beach buoys deployed to detect water contamination 

Beachgoers may soon be able to know in a timely manner if the water is clean enough for swimming, thanks to some new technology developed by researchers from Michigan State University and the U.S. Geological Survey.

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