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A timely reminder of how bushfires can have a critical impact on groundwater.


As the country grapples with unprecedented bushfires we consider some of the affects it can have on groundwater and water quality.

Feature cover photo - AWA Water Source

AWA  - How can bushfires impact water supply and delivery?

Information on Bushfires and water quality can be found on the Australian Government Initiative - Water Quality Australia Website - https://www.waterquality.gov.au/issues/bushfires

Professor Andy Baker, University of New South Wales explores the effects of fire on surface environments in AGU blog - https://blogs.agu.org/waterunderground/2017/06/02/fire-and-groundwater/