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Algae bloom forecast for Lake Erie near 2014 levels

The western end of Lake Erie is likely to see a significant algae bloom this summer – and it could reach levels seen in 2014, when Toledo's water supply was tainted.

Smaller wetlands better at filtering out pollutants than larger ones

A new study suggests small wetlands play a bigger role in filtering out pollutants and preventing algal blooms in the Great Lakes than their larger counterparts.

Plan to reduce algae issues in Lake Erie not enough

The state of Michigan is working on a plan to reduce pollution in Lake Erie, but the Michigan Environmental Council says the plan doesn't do enough.
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Explaining the Des Moines Water Works lawsuit dismissal

A federal court has dismissed the lawsuit filed against the drainage districts in three northwest Iowa counties by the Board of Water Works Trustees for the City of Des Moines (DMWW). The court was required to dismiss the lawsuit after finding that, even if DMWW proved an injury, the drainage districts would have no ability to remedy it. In other words, they were not the proper defendants for this lawsuit. » Read more...

Drainage Engineers Conference

October 27, 2017
Location: Guelph, Ont.
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Amarillo Farm and Ranch Show

November 28-30
Location: Amarillo, TX
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