Nutrient runoff from towns around North Carolina’s Jordan Lake has diminished the quality of its water. The reservoir is listed as impaired because of the over-enrichment, which contributes to algal[…]
White Lake was placed on the Great Lakes Areas of Concern list in 1985 after organic solvents were found leaching in. Its water quality was impacted by contaminated sediment, high[…]
There have been no new confirmed invasive species to enter the Great Lakes since 2006, thanks to a program requiring ships to change their ballast at sea.
A recent water quality study shows that over a quarter of a million residents in California’s agriculturally productive central valley are exposed to nitrate-contaminated water. The problem is expected to[…]