7 Steps to Assess Climate Change Vulnerability in Your Community. Chapter 4: Drinking water supply and Climate Change


7 Steps to Assess Climate Change Vulnerability in Your Community. Chapter 4: Drinking water supply and Climate Change

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Climate change will affect precipitation patterns, water temperature, and sea levels. These changes may impact drinking water quality and availability. For example, lower water levels and warmer water temperatures in a drinking water source can increase the risk of contamination. Also, rising sea levels can increase the risk of saltwater intrusion.

Keywords

climate change, drinking water

Date Issued

2013

Physical description

38 p.

Continents

North America

Countries

Canada

Provinces

Newfoundland and Labrador

Language

English

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