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Tag: Lake Erie

Addressing Phosphorus in Lake Erie With Canadian Technologies

Harmful algal blooms have become increasingly frequent in Lake Erie. In 2011, the lake experienced its worst cyanobacteria bloom in decades, and in 2014,...

Ontario Approves Grand River Watershed Source Protection Plan

Ontario has approved a plan to protect sources of drinking water in the Grand River watershed area in south-central Ontario. The source protection plan, developed by...

New Legislation Passed to Protect the Great Lakes

This week, the Ontario government passed the Great Lakes Protection Act which will strengthen the province's ability to keep the Great Lakes and St....

Thames-Sydenham area approves Source Protection Plan

Source Protection Plans in the Thames and Sydenham region have been approved by the provincial government, as of September 18, 2015. The water protection...

WWF-Canada supports targets to reduce algae in Lake Erie

A statement released this week by 14 groups from Canada and the U.S., including World Wildlife Fund Canada, says that cutting phosphorous in Lake...

Curbing the Flow

Bordered by two countries, eight states, one province, and more than a hundred municipalities, the Great Lakes hold more than a fifth of the...

OCWA Lands $35M Operating Contract

The Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA) has been awarded a five-year contract to operate the water treatment and transmission systems of the two water...

Cultivating Growth

Situated in the agricultural heartland of Ontario, Rondeau Bay is an important ecosystem. According to the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR), it’s an important...

Ship Wrecked

It’s a cool, wet morning in late April 2008. Somewhere in the islands near Put-in-Bay, Ohio, Jeff Reutter, director of the Stone Lab, has...

Canada-Ontario Great Lakes Agreement Extended

The 2007 Canada-Ontario Agreement Respecting the Great Lakes Basin Ecosystem (COA) has been extended to March 31, 2011. The agreement, signed in June 2007,...

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