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Toledo’s “Perfect Storm” Continues

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Are the Algal Blooms of Late Spring and Summer a New Normal for Lake Erie Water?

As memories of Toledo’s 2014 water crisis fade, this presentation reviews the circumstances that came together as a “perfect storm” of algal bloom which overwhelmed our water purification system. What changes have been made in Toledo’s water purification process? Are these really effective if nothing else changes? Have phosphorus levels decreased? Have agricultural practices changed? Or do we accept that algal blooms will continue to plague Lake Erie into the future?

The work of regional activist-organizations will be described in raising awareness, creating effective public policy, and initiating community dialog as we work together for a common cause—the safety of our drinking water.

Instructor: Marya Czech

10:00 – 11:30 am, Wednesday

July 17

Cost: $19 for members; $31 for non-members

Room Location: Canticle Center 150

Marya Czech is a retired professor from the Lourdes University Biology Department and currently works as a regional environmentalist.

You may register by contacting 419-824-3707 or email lifelong@lourdes.edu

Details

Date:
July 17
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.lourdes.edu/about-lourdes/outreach/lifelong-learning-program/classes/

Venue

Canticle Center
5335 Silica Drive
Sylvania, OH 43560 United States
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