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Water temperatures in the Potomac River are warming of .046° C per year due, in part, to the hotter air temperatures.

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Climate Change Could Affect Drinking Water

Residents could see — and smell — a very different Potomac River by 2040.

Drinking cups of clear tap water could be a luxury people are less likely to take for granted in the near future as climate-change culprits affect the waterways — and water bills.


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