algae bloom

photo of Chippewa Lake
MEDINA COUNTY PARKS DISTRICT

Communities around Ohio are increasingly finding bodies of water turning toxic in late summer. Phosphorous runoff from farms creates conditions that feed harmful blooms. It’s happening repeatedly at Chippewa Lake in Medina County, which currently has an advisory indicating toxic levels that could kill pets and injure people.

Photo of dangerous algae bloom in Lake Erie
WKSU

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