Freak mud flows threaten our water supplies, and climate change is raising the risk

https://phys.org/news/2019-05-freak-mud-threaten-climate.html

Slurries of mud increasingly threaten the water we drink. This rush of sediment, known as “debris flow,” is a type of erosion where mud and boulders in steep catchments suddenly tumble down the stream channel, often traveling at speeds of several meters per second.


Original Title: Freak mud flows threaten our water supplies, and climate change is raising the risk
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