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Groundwater tracking drone used by URI researchers to monitor salt ponds

Groundwater tracking drone used by URI researchers to monitor salt ponds

A groundwater tracking drone is used by the University of Rhode Island researchers to monitor salt ponds. Leaking septic systems, damaged underground infrastructure, excessive fertilizer use, and other land uses can contaminate groundwater. However where that water and the contaminants end up if the million-dollar question. URI researchers have now turned to drones to help answer it.

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