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.
luefield 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 ta... »
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... »
Blue-green algae blooms, which present significant health risks to the general population, are an increasingly pertinent issue threatening water supplies. On 29 June 2018, the Oregon Health Authority ... »
There are over 1,700 community drinking water systems that have had measured violations of nitrate levels in the past three years. The biggest barrier to implementation of biological nitrate removal ... »
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