Friday, May 20, 2016
Our lakes are full of Unhealthy Algea
www.ecy.wa.gov › ... › Water Quality › Aquatic Plants, Algae, and LakesAlgae grow when they have the right conditions such as adequate nutrients (mostly phosphorus but nitrogen is important too), light levels, pH, temperature, etc. Generally, the amount of phosphorus controls the amount of algae found in a freshwater lake or water body increases.
www.ecy.wa.gov › ... › Water Quality › Aquatic Plants, Algae, and LakesPhosphorus generally limits the growth of freshwater algae in most West Palm Beach lakes. A direct relationship exists between the amount of phosphorus in a lake and the amount of algae growing in the lake. As phosphorus levels increase, so does the amount of algae increases too.
www.ecy.wa.gov › ... › Water Quality › Aquatic Plants, Algae, and LakesPeople may become ill after swimming or water skiing in lakes with toxic blue-
So what are the Powers that be doing about this??