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  1. Identifying The Best Strategy To Reduce Phosphorus Loads To Lake Erie From Agricultural Watersheds

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/about-us/projects/ohio-dept-higher-education-projects/strategy-reduce-phosphorus-loads

    Erie led to a two-day drinking water ban in Toledo. A research team led by Greg LaBarge, an Ohio State ... harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie. Full Project Information Read about the project at the Ohio Sea Grant ... chance to find out how much Dissolved Reactive Phosphorus (DRP) in pounds per acre is leaving their field ...

  2. Below-average harmful algal bloom predicted for western Lake Erie

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/below-average-harmful-algal-bloom-predicted-for-western-lake-erie

    experience a smaller than average  harmful algal bloom  (HAB) this summer, which would make it less severe ... to human and wildlife health. Such blooms may force cities and local governments to treat drinking ... boating and visiting the shoreline. The size of a bloom isn’t necessarily an indication of how toxic it ...

  3. Event to Look at Farming, Water Quality, Ohio's Efforts for Both

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/event-look-farming-water-quality-ohios-efforts-both

    fuel the pea-green, sometimes-toxic blooms, which can hurt tourism, property values and drinking water ... Toledo’s drinking water supply for two days that year. It’s done in conjunction with ODA. How much ... Agriculture. But that industry also is a contributor to the harmful algal blooms that have plagued Lake Erie ...

  4. Environmental Professional Network Breakfast- Ag & Water Quality Issues

    https://agnr.osu.edu/events/environmental-professional-network-breakfast-ag-water-quality-issues

    fuel the pea-green, sometimes-toxic blooms, which can hurt tourism, property values and drinking water ... Toledo’s drinking water supply for two days that year. It’s done in conjunction with ODA. How much ... Agriculture. But that industry also is a contributor to the harmful algal blooms that have plagued Lake Erie ...

  5. CFAES Research Conference Is Friday, Will Focus on Water Quality

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/cfaes-research-conference-is-friday-will-focus-water-quality

    water quality. Phosphorus from fertilizer and manure runoff is one of the causes of the harmful algal ... blooms plaguing Lake Erie and other water bodies in recent years. The blooms have hurt tourism, ... presentations on their research, including efforts to evaluate algal blooms’ economic impacts, reduce the ...

  6. Heather Raymond, MPA

    https://research.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/people/heather-raymond-mpa

    blooms, joins CFAES from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, where she was state harmful algal bloom ... representing the largest concentration of such expertise in Ohio. Harmful algal blooms, stormwater runoff, ... drinking water safety, and septic systems are some of the many areas of focus.  As leader of the ...

  7. Gypsum Spread on Farms Could Help Keep Water Clean, Not Green

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/gypsum-spread-farms-could-help-keep-water-clean-not-green

    soluble phosphorus runoff from farms is a cause of the harmful algal blooms plaguing Lake Erie and other ... drinking water ban in Toledo. Warren Dick, a scientist in Ohio State University’s College of Food, ... A harmful algal bloom covers parts of western Lake Erie in a satellite photo taken Aug. 1. Toledo, located ...

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

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/report-shows-how-say-goodbye-harmful-algal-blooms

    that a drop of this magnitude would keep algal blooms at safe levels for people and the lake. “With ... aggressive adoption of best management practices, it is possible to reduce harmful algal blooms to safe ... Suzanne Steel COLUMBUS, Ohio — Harmful algal blooms dangerous to human health and the Lake Erie ...

  9. Algal Bloom Action Team Receives Outstanding Regional Collaboration Achievement Award

    https://extops.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/news-and-notes/april-1-2021/algal-bloom-action-team-receives-outstanding-regional

    The North Central Region Water Network’s Algal Bloom Action Team has received an Outstanding ... learned about emergent harmful algal bloom research and facilitated outreach on the subject. Eugene Braig, ... January 2021. More than 1,000 Extension professionals, researchers, and water professionals nationwide ...

  10. New Ohio Sea Grant Project Helps Determine Lake Erie's Value to Its Residents

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/new-ohio-sea-grant-project-helps-determine-lake-eries-value-its-residents

    clarity, safe and clean drinking water, and recreational activities like fishing and beachgoing. These ... blooms at your favorite fishing spot?” “The drinking water treatment cost will be based on an engineering ... nature provides to humans,” according to Irwin – when negative events like harmful algal blooms are ...

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