[USA] The reluctance of local government agencies to notify people about potentially toxic algae blooms in island lakes is unacceptable, Continue reading Developing an algae-based alternative energy could help lower cost of clean energy
[USA] The American Water Works Association (AWWA) and the Water Research Foundation (WRF) have released a guide and Continue reading AWWA and Water Research Foundation publishes cyanotoxins guidance for water utilities
[USA] Under pressure from Congress, the U.S. EPA is working on new guidelines for addressing toxic algae in lakes and rivers. Continue reading Treatment options are centerpiece of EPA algae efforts
[USA] Cyanotoxins, the poison component of blue-green algae, are among the latest entries on the U.S. EPA’s list of substances it plans to study as a precursor to regulatory action. Continue reading EPA makes major move toward regulating cyanotoxins
[Australia, USA] A new study could upset some of the conventional wisdom around algae growth and nutrient management in freshwater systems. Continue reading Algae study upsets old nitrogen ideas
[USA] It’s interesting how what passes for geekiness changes over time.
Consider the once unhip phycologist, a biologist specializing in the study of algae.
Just a few years ago, most adults would sooner watch TV in their parents’ basement than be cornered at a party by Continue reading Algae studies not just for geeks
Harmful algal blooms can be a big problem for water utilities.
According to a Water World article, the city of Toledo, Ohio, lost access to drinking water for three days due to a sudden deluge of microcystin — a Continue reading How Water Treatment Plants Can Manage Harmful Algal Blooms
The House passed legislation on Tuesday directing the Environmental Protection Agency to study how to test drinking water for algal toxins.
Passed 375-37, the bill would require the Continue reading House passes bill to study algal toxins in drinking water
DENVER, CO, Feb. 17, 2015 — The Water Research Foundation (WRF), a sponsor of research supporting the water community, has released new findings of a study addressing effective removal methods for cyanobacteria and other Continue reading New WRF study explores effective methods for toxic algae removal in drinking water
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A House subcommittee on Thursday approved legislation that would order the Environmental Protection Agency to act on the problem of toxic algal blooms that taint Lake Erie drinking water.
The action follows last summer’s ban on Continue reading Bill aimed at toxic algae approved by U.S. House subcommittee