[India] In February, the public water supply schemes in East Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya’s coal mining hub, were tested for acid content. The Continue reading Coal mining has turned Meghalaya’s rivers acidic. Can humble algae revive them?
[New Zealand] Three moss balls that “have the potential to ruin the lakes and rivers of New Zealand” remain out in the community after Continue reading Illegal moss balls brought into NZ by artist ‘have potential to ruin’ lakes and rivers – judge
[Australia] The Murray River along the length of the Victoria-NSW border is now consumed by blue-green algae after Swan Hill fell to the bloom late last week. Continue reading Blue-green algae stretches 1630km along Murray River
People have been advised to stay away from the Kahutara River, near Kaikoura, after it tested positive for potentially toxic algae.
The mouth of the river at Peketa, seven kilometres south of Kaikoura, has been Continue reading Warning as potentially toxic algae fills river
Medford’s wastewater treatment plant is considered a likely — but not necessarily the only — source of nutrients that are harming water insects and causing unhealthy algae growth in the Rogue River immediately downstream of the plant’s outflow and elsewhere in the Continue reading Treatment plant scrutinized for algae growth in Rogue River
Officials from the Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) report that toxins associated with blue-green algae have been detected in the Trinity River. Health advisory signs are being posted, and confirmation testing is under way… Continue reading Trinity River tests positive for blue-green algae
[China] Crisscrossed by more than 3,100 rivers, Wuxi City in east China’s Jiangsu Province is a typical water town. To ensure water Continue reading Running the Rivers