TOLEDO — The US Senate has unanimously passed a bill to define how much poison from toxic algae is dangerous for drinking water. The bill was sponsored by Senators Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown of Ohio in response to Toledo’s water crisis. In early August, a toxic algae bloom in Continue reading Senators Portman, Brown pass bill to ensure safe drinking water
A biosensor recently developed at Lund University in Sweden claims to be able to detect substances at 10,000 times lower concentrations than what is currently possible.
PhD student Lesedi Lebogang has Continue reading Detector tracks toxic algae blooms in drinking water
Green slime. Red tide. Brown scum. Toxic algae blooms are fouling waterways across North America these days, killing fish in Florida, sickening sea lions in California, temporarily closing beaches on Canada’s beautiful Pelee Island and even shutting off tap water to 400,000 residents of Toledo, Ohio, for Continue reading Toxic algae threatening waterways
Add dead fish to the Anderson Regional Joint Water System’s list of long-running problems with foul-tasting, smelly Hartwell Lake water.
The manager of the water system and researchers insist the latest treatment should end the months, some say Continue reading Algae reeks havoc on Hartwell Lake
[USA] U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), along with Reps. Rep. Bob Latta (R-OH-05), Marcy Kaptur Continue reading Portman, Brown and Ohio Lawmakers Urge NOAA to Complete Great Lakes Algal Blooms Report
Where are the hearings? Where is the legislation? Where is the urgency?
Four weeks ago, a harmful algal bloom poisoned the drinking water of more than 400,000 residents in the western basin of Lake Erie… Continue reading Ohio lawmakers need to stop treading water and address toxic algal blooms: editorial
DAPHNE, Alabama — About two years ago Daphne Utilities partnered with Algae Systems, and with backing from the Japanese engineering firm IHI, they began a pilot test that takes algae mixed with wastewater and turns it into drinking water and bio-crude oil. Algae Systems is… Continue reading Algae Systems commercial site could find home on Mobile Bay, representative says
A PUBLIC WATER alert has been issued for parts of Co Clare following the discovery of algal bloom in Inchiquin Lake near Corofin.
Drinking water restrictions are in place for Corofin town and environs, Ruan village, and the area served… Continue reading Co Clare water restrictions continue after algal bloom discovery
Strands of blue-green algae beading Fernan Lake’s shoreline are a common but unwelcome sight to Bill Miller and other residents living near the lake.
The small lake east of Coeur d’Alene is a recreational hub, drawing boaters,… Continue reading UI researchers tracking sources of Fernan Lake algae
City officials have closed the upper reservoir at Veterans Memorial Lake Park after a potentially harmful algae bloom was discovered there Monday.
“City of Norwalk water plant personnel today detected a possible harmful algae bloom in upper reservoir,” said Josh…
Continue reading City closes upper reservoir due to algae bloom