Post Tagged with: "algae"

BGSU students take algal bloom research to Kenya

BGSU students take algal bloom research to Kenya

June 28, 2022 at 8:04 am 0 comments

As a team of researchers from Bowling Green State University in western Ohio travel to Kenya, two BGSU students and one 2022 graduate are also working to perform individualized, high-level research of their own into a scientific issue that greatly impacts every day human life. First-year Biological Sciences doctoral student Kate Brown,Read More

Cleveland Water Alliance, partners pilot sensor tech for water quality

Cleveland Water Alliance, partners pilot sensor tech for water quality

July 9, 2020 at 6:59 am 0 comments

The Cleveland Water Alliance, in partnership with Michigan-based LimnoTech and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), are partnering in a pilot project to show how inexpensive sensor technology used in everyday products such as dishwashers and cell phones can help monitor water quality to improve the health and safetyRead More

EPA assessment finds nutrient pollution widespread in lakes

EPA assessment finds nutrient pollution widespread in lakes

December 19, 2016 at 10:19 am 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released the results of a national assessment showing that nutrient pollution is widespread in the nation’s lakes, with four in 10 lakes suffering from too much nitrogen and phosphorus. Excess nutrients can cause algae blooms, lower oxygen levels, degraded habitat for fish andRead More

AWWA, Water Research Foundation Publish Cyanotoxins Guidance

AWWA, Water Research Foundation Publish Cyanotoxins Guidance

September 13, 2016 at 8:58 am 0 comments

The American Water Works Association (AWWA) and the Water Research Foundation (WRF) have released a guide and additional resources to help water professionals detect and control cyanotoxins, the algae-related contaminants that can negatively impact drinking water quality. “Managing Cyanotoxins in Drinking Water: A Technical Guidance Manual for Drinking Water Professionals”Read More