Microplastics in Dams and Reservoirs: Sedimentation, Spread, Effects
January 2018
June 2021

The spread of microplastics in rivers shows that along a given waterway there are sources as well as sinks. Thus, dams and reservoirs constitute important but until now hardly investigated parts of a water system that serve as examples for risk vs. usefulness of sedimentation of microplastics.

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