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Ground Game: How the Water We Can’t See Can Harm the Chesapeake Bay

June 30, 2020 By Rona Kobell Chesapeake Quarterly
When raindrops fall, where do they go? Some fall directly into streams, rivers, and the Chesapeake Bay. Some slide down roofs and driveways and flow into storm drains, which often release this runoff, and all it carries, into nearby bodies of water. And some will hit the ground and sink in, where they may be drawn up by the roots of plants or sink deeper to collect in underground reservoirs, called aquifers.