Exercise 8 Solution

Caves and karst systems are very susceptible to contamination. Sediment transport even if not contaminated from human activity can result in poor water quality. However, the article specifically mentions contaminants from land use activities, such as industrial chemicals, pesticides, nutrients, bacteria, and pathogens from raw sewage.

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