CLEMSON – Meet the culprits that can make the region’s drinking water taste and smell foul.
In this vial, blue-green algae. In another, diatoms, the brownish algae.
They come from Lake Hartwell, and they Continue reading In the lab: Region’s water under the microscope
Warmer temperatures — possibly the result of global climate change — caused a summer algae bloom in a state reservoir, resulting in taste and odor problems in the drinking water of some 3 million Southern Californians, according to state water agencies… Continue reading Algae in Silverwood Lake causing bad-tasting water for 3 million Southern Californians
The unpleasant smell and taste that some Upstate residents are noticing in their water is caused by blue-green algae from Hartwell Lake, officials said Monday… Continue reading Drinking water’s bad smell, taste blamed on algae