In Poznan, Poland, Eight Clams Get to Decide if People in the City Get Water or Not

Mussels can help marsh growth through accretion.

Mussels can help marsh growth through accretion. Image Pixabay

Takeaways:

  • In Poznań, Poland, a project of the European Union , AquaNES, aims to integrate nature-based elements into the Warta River, the city’s main source of water.
  • Mussels will be used to test the water quality because they have a low tolerance for pollutants and will clamp shut as a response to improper water quality.
  • If four of the mussels close at the same time, the system will shut down automatically.

Newsletter Signup

Sign up for exclusive content, original stories, activism awareness, events and more.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Support Us.

Happy Eco News will always remain free for anyone who needs it. Help us spread the good news about the environment!