What effect do blue-green algae have on you or your loved ones? There’s a way to help you figure that out. During the algal bloom problems of 2018, many people reported respiratory issues and health concerns as the green gunk built up. The CDC is starting a new study on the health effects of cyanotoxins.
The source of troublesome lake algae is not always clear, but an interdisciplinary research project with two Michigan State University researchers found an answer may include colder groundwater that feeds some inland lakes. This finding could help predict the formation of harmful algal blooms to mitigate their impact on drinking water, tourism, fishing and fish
Scott Gordon WisContext March 27, 2017 | 11:50 a.m Phosphorus is one of the most important components in the ongoing struggle to balance agricultural prosperity with water quality. When farmers fertilize their fields with this essential nutrient, plants use some, with precipitation carrying excess amounts into nearby bodies of water, fueling algal blooms that can