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Freshwater Flow into Chesapeake Bay

2020 (approx.)

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High levels of nutrients and sediment can degrade the health of rivers and downstream bodies of water. In this photo of the Rivanna River in Virginia, large amounts of sediment are suspended in the river's water. The Rivanna River flows into the Chesapeake Bay, and too much sediment and/or nutrients can endanger the health of the Bay.


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