Artificial wetland in Ohio filters runoff, fights algae

Read the full story in Great Lakes Echo.

Ohio officials have built an artificial wetland to help prevent blooms of toxic algae in Grand Lake St. Marys by filtering runoff from a nearby creek.

The Ohio lake located about two and a half hours southwest of Lake Erie has been a hotspot for toxic algal blooms over the past few years.

Author: Laura B.

I'm the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center's Sustainability Information Curator, which is a fancy way of saying embedded librarian. I'm also Executive Director of the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable. When not writing for Environmental News Bits, I'm an avid reader. Visit Laura's Reads to see what I'm currently reading.

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