How wildfires affect drinking water and indoor air quality

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A haze is seen over the Milwaukee Art Museum, Tuesday, June 27, 2023, in Milwaukee. Forecasters say there won’t be large breaks for much of America anytime soon from eye-watering dangerous smoke from fire-struck Canada.
A haze is seen over the Milwaukee Art Museum, Tuesday, June 27, 2023, in Milwaukee. Forecasters say there won’t be large breaks for much of America anytime soon from eye-watering dangerous smoke from fire-struck Canada. Morry Gash, AP Photo

As the smoke from Canadian wildfires continues to affect air quality throughout the Midwest, a researcher from Purdue tells us how wildfires can damage drinking water systems. Later, an expert on residential heating and cooling systems tells us what we can do to improve our home’s air quality.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Andrew Whelton Guest
  • Alex Steinberger Guest

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