Mountain of Salt

Image: Mountain of Salt

Detailed Description

This photo shows a road salt storage stockpile that is awaiting use for pavement deicing, Port of Milwaukee, WI. The use of salt to deice pavement can be harmful to aquatic life in urban streams. The USGS is involved in studies that focus on the influence of winter runoff on aquatic ecosystems.


Image Dimensions: 1932 x 827

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Location Taken: US