Tag: algae blooms

Here’s the Scoop on Indianapolis Water Quality and Algae

Every season has a natural ebb and flow with new growth and decay, but some environmental impacts can upset that balance. Fertilizer runoff and other sources of nitrates work to speed up the spread of blue-green algae in our waterways. That’s greatly impacts the local wildlife, as well as our drinking water quality. Fortunately, there […]

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2017 Recap of the Changing EPA

Updates to our country’s environmental rules and the EPA have been making headlines all year. But what’s really going on with these changes and the proposed federal budget for 2018? We’re taking a look at 2017 to stay informed and up-to-date. Key Changes to the EPA in 2017 As of October 2017, more than 50 […]

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Why Some Tap Water Tastes Like Dirt

The water coming from your faucet shouldn’t have any weird odors, and you definitely don’t want it to have a funky taste. Unfortunately, that isn’t always the case. Even water that’s deemed safe by the treatment plant can still have some undesirable characteristics. Issues regarding water color, odor, and taste can sometimes slip through because […]

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How Do We Treat Water with Algae?

The green muck found in certain bodies of water is becoming a bigger problem in recent years. Algae spreads fast, and as it does, it can add cyanotoxins into the water. Everything from murky ponds in the woods, to our local water supply can be affected. The Problem with Algae Cyanobacteria—otherwise known as blue-green algae—isn’t […]

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