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Groundwater contamination by plastic microfibers

Few studies of microplastic occurrence in groundwater have been published but recently the presence of microscopic plastic fibers in tap water from underground sources has been reported. Addressing the potential extent of groundwater contamination by plastic microfibers is now a real challenge for the international hydrogeological community to address.

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https://blogs.egu.eu/network/water-underground/2019/09/06/shedding-light-on-the-invisible-addressing-potential-groundwater-contamination-by-plastic-microfibers/

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