Dangerous blooms of algae in freshwater lakes — like those that have caused environmental emergencies in Florida in recent years and in Toledo, Ohio in 2014 — are worsening as the Earth warms. NBC News22 Oct 2019
It could be mercury or rat poison that's causing some Florida panthers and bobcats in Southwest Florida to display neurological symptoms, but a professor and others think it could be related to toxic algae. USA Today26 Aug 2019
For those in the drinking water and wastewater treatment space, the climbing temperatures in summer months can bring with them an obstacle that seems to get worse every year — harmful algal blooms. Water Online10 Jul 2019
City officials have been working with Oregon State University researchers on an early warning system that may help predict when the city's water is in danger, giving Salem a tool to get ahead of the problem. Statesman Journal04 Apr 2019
In June, sludgy, toxic blue-green algae began to creep across Lake Okeechobee in Florida. The foul bloom has since spread to the St. Lucie River on the east coast and to the Caloosahatchee River near Fort Myers Smithsonian Magazine26 Jul 2018
The Lake County Department of Public Health is urging boaters and recreational users to avoid contact with water in Lake County due to a recent bloom of cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae. SF Gate26 Jul 2018
An unusually large algae bloom has filled the lake with a pea soup-like mixture that has built up because of rain, hot weather and a heavy concentration of phosphorus and nitrogen from fertilizer The New York Times26 Jul 2018
Over half of U.S. lakes and reservoirs will be affected by algae blooms by 2022, according to Bluefield's forecasts.
Nutrient contamination of the U.S. waterways is a growing concern, contributing to an explosion of algal blooms that impact drinking water supplies, recreational water activities, and ecosystem health... »
Bluefield Research recently held an invitation-only Breakfast Briefing for clients and water industry professionals. The presentation and panel discussion, led by Bluefield’s team of water experts t... »
The most recently published EPA assessment of U.S. lakes estimates that around 40% of the country’s lakes and reservoirs are at risk to Cyanobacterial Harmful Algal Blooms (CyanoHABs). While algae h... »
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