Monthly Archives: August 2016

Lagoon Algae Prevention and Treatment: Strategies and Methods

Summertime is boom time for algae, and it’s been all over the news lately. A bloom that appeared seemingly overnight necessitated the closure and drainage of the diving pool at the Rio Olympics. Toxic blue-green algae, or cyanobacteria, which we discussed in … Continue reading

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Wastewater Lagoon Blue-Green Algae: The Harm of HABs

We talk about algae a lot, because with wastewater lagoons, algae just comes with the territory. In facultative and stabilization lagoons, algae provide free oxygen to fuel aerobic BOD-consuming bacteria and higher life forms. Even in a properly mixed and aerated lagoon, … Continue reading

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