Article courtesy of Anne Li | December 2nd, 2016 | Allegheny Front | Shared as educational material.
According to EPA, the Ohio River is one of the most polluted water sources in America due to various toxic chemical spills. Acknowledgment of the fact has gradually led to action taken to protect the source water protection. Before this “the impact [of the water pollution] was so great because the drinking water system got contaminated”. The State pledges itself to improving the condition of water sources around the state. Upcoming technologies like Platypus robot boat help to collect water quality data and what’s coming down the river. Read more about it here.