Algae BloomsFeature HomepageJames ProffittLake ErieMichiganNewsOhioPolitics, Policy, Environmental JusticeResearch, Data and TechnologyScience, Technology, ResearchU.S. and Canadian Federal GovernmentsWater Quality and Restoration Efforts-
A new study says efforts to reduce harmful algae blooms by limiting phosphorous in Lake Erie could result in more toxic algae.
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Data from the Ohio EPA show the additional costs at water treatment plants are paid by customers, not polluters.
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This is why we love Michigan. What to expect in terms of weather, beach cover and water conditions on the Great Lakes.
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Too often cities focus on why “they can’t tackle the problem,” says Water Environment Federation’s Lynn Broaddus, pointing to Lansing, Madison and Buffalo as cities that found a way.
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Michigan’s lack of septic system regulations is causing problems for some of its most pristine lakes-
The cost of updating sewer systems in growing communities is either a hefty price tag or polluted waters.
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New legislation in Ontario can result in a fine if boats are not cleaned properly when they are moved from one body of water and into another.
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The field studies over the past few weeks — a collective effort known as the “Winter Grab” — were intended to boost knowledge of what happens in the five lakes when they’re covered partially or completely with ice.
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What sort of effect this will have on lake ecology and organisms is still unknown, though researchers say an increase in algal blooms can be expected.
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A new floating sensor in the Detroit River is the first to be placed at the head of the water authority’s intake. Researchers are hoping it will contribute to our understanding of algal blooms and the risk they pose.
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Drinking Water News Roundup: Toxic algae blooms in Indiana, First Nations $8B settlement, Wisconsin lead pipe replacement funding-
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