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Lakes Appreciation Month in Indiana

For those of you that have not heard yet, on July 1st Governor Pence signed an Executive Order Proclamation making July 2015 Lakes Appreciation Month in Indiana!

Microcystins in Eagle Creek Reservoir

Citizens Water in partnership with CEES-IUPUI has been monitoring the water quality of Eagle Creek Reservoir that provides drinking water to the city of Indianapolis. Between 2009 and 2013, a total of 474 samples were analyzed for the detection of microcystins (cyanobacterial toxins) in the reservoir’s raw water.

Eagle Creek Reservoir Treatment

Due to elevated concentrations of taste-and-odor compounds these past two weeks in the raw water, the local water company has decided to treat Eagle Creek Reservoir with an algaecide today in order to remove Cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) that are responsible of the smelly water.

Eagle Creek Reservoir

Spring rhymes with the beginning of the sampling season for CEES.

The season opening was supposed to start today but unfortunately the bad weather conditions did not allow us to sample Eagle Creek Reservoir. Due to strong wind gusts reaching 28 mph and a wind chill of 37F, the field trip was postponed to tomorrow.

CEES at the 2013 ILMS Annual Conference

The 'Blue-Green Algae in Indiana' pannel will be held on Friday, March 22, 2013 from 10:15 am to noon.

Speakers will be:

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