How does ash affect our health and our water?

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If you live in the 805, you’re likely wearing an N-95 mask around town. The point is to avoid breathing in ash or particulates. And while we know inhaling it is bad for humans, what’s all this ash doing to our water?

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A layer of ash covers everything in town, including patios, sidewalks and streets.
Photo by Kathryn Barnes

Credits

Guest:
Hunter Lenihan - UC Santa Barbara

Host:
Jonathan Bastian

Producer:
Kathryn Barnes