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Researchers trying to understand how underwater caves’ microbes keep aquifers healthy

Study centred in Yucatan Peninsula's underground river system

November 20, 2023  By Ground Water Canada

Mexico – Researchers are exploring the Yucatan Peninsula’s underwater caves to learn more about the rivers that provide drinking water to millions. A team of researchers from Northwestern University are trying to understand how microbes help to keep aquifers healthy. A lead researcher said what occurs in the underground river systems has a direct tie to the drinking water serving the area’s population. Yahoo News report | READ MORE

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