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  1. Environmental Professionals Network

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/events

    For the first time in our state’s history the open waters of western Lake Erie have been deemed ... our state’s leading universities to help the Ohio EPA assess whether the open waters of Lake Erie met federal ... Chesapeake Bay, Grand Lake St. Marys, and the City of Columbus. Efforts to monitor harmful blooms, keep ...

  2. Report Shows How to Say Goodbye to Harmful Algal Blooms

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/report-shows-how-say-goodbye-harmful-algal-blooms

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Harmful algal blooms dangerous to human health and the Lake Erie ecosystem — such ... Lake Erie Basin, where most of the dangerous algal blooms occur. Information from the study could ... a drop of this magnitude would keep algal blooms at safe levels for people and the lake. “With aggressive ...

  3. Jay Martin to Lead Field to Faucet and Global Water Initiative

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/jay-martin-lead-field-faucet-and-global-water-initiative

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – While some would say people are the problem behind Lake Erie’s harmful algal ... Engineering. For the past 10 years, he has focused on the Lake Erie basin, again in concert with researchers ... Environmental Sciences, which put $1 million toward the effort after dangerous microcystin levels in Lake Erie ...

  4. Short and Long Term Strategies to Address Harmful Algal Blooms in Ohio Lakes

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/best-practices/short-and-long-term-strategies-address-harmful-algal-blooms-ohio-lakes

    lakes that can lead to harmful algal blooms. Mr. Fletcher will share lessons learned from alum treatment ... blooms present a threat to human health and recreation in Ohio's lakes. After attending this webinar ... options. Mr. Fletcher will bring us up-to-date on the current status of harmful algal blooms in Ohio's ...

  5. Cover Crops Can Improve Soil Health, Water Quality and Yields

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/cover-crops-can-improve-soil-health-water-quality-and-yields

    is a cause of the harmful algal blooms plaguing Lake Erie and other lakes. In August, toxins from ... a bloom in western Lake Erie led to a two-day drinking water ban in Toledo. “The use of cover crops and ... nutrients out of surface water including Lake Erie, Grand Lake St. Marys and Buckeye Lake will find that ...

  6. Harmful Algal Blooms

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/watershed-management/harmful-algal-blooms

    Resources Council) about a new report released by OEPA: Harmful Algal Bloom Response Strategy. Gail explains ... up-to-date information on harmful algal blooms, go to www.epa.state.oh.us/dsw/HAB.aspx Download interview ... monitoring, standards for algal toxins for public beaches and drinking water, and requirements for public ...

  7. Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Grants/Cooperative Agreements

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/news/great-lakes-restoration-initiative-glri-grantscooperative-agreements

    Great Lakes News       EPA expects to soon issue a Request for Applications (RFA) to solicit ... Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) ... https://www.epa.gov/great-lakes-funding/great-lakes-restoration-initiative-glri. Once released, applicants will have approximately 45 days to respond to the RFA. This ...

  8. WMAO Water Luncheon Seminar; Algae, Rmote Sensing, and Lake Erie

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/events/wmao-water-luncheon-seminar-algae-rmote-sensing-and-lake-erie

    Bloom: Algae, Remote Sensing, and Lake Erie" at the Wilma H. Schiermeier Olentangy River Wetland ...

  9. Updating Ohio's Phosphorus Risk Index Is Generating Positive Initial Results

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/updating-ohios-phosphorus-risk-index-generating-positive-initial-results

    Scioto, Grand Lake St. Marys and Western Lake Erie Basin watersheds. To date, the project has collected ... in the degradation of Ohio surface water and contributes to harmful algal blooms. “Our intention is ...

  10. More Than 10,000 Ohio Farmers Have Received Water Quality Training

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/more-10000-ohio-farmers-have-received-water-quality-training

    to the harmful algal blooms plaguing Lake Erie and other bodies of water in recent years. “Since we ... on the link between phosphorus, harmful algal blooms and agriculture; best management practices for ... nearby and downstream water resources. Experts say soluble phosphorus runoff from farms is a contributor ...

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