algal bloom


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algal bloom

Explosive growth of algae in water over-enriched by nutrients from sewage, artificial fertilizers, etc. Effects can include the mass death of fish.
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LLDA officials led by general manager Jaime Medina visited Mayor Jaime Fresnedi on Wednesday to discuss plans to prevent algal bloom in the lake.
There are two telltale signs of an algal bloom gone wild: one, the discoloration of the water from their pigments, turning it to mossy green; and two, the foul odor wafting from the lake, reaching as far as the posh, gated villages in Barangay Alabang, Muntinlupa City.
As a Senior Scientist, Harmful Algal Bloom Research Program Manager and Director of the new Red Tide Institute at Mote--founded with support from the Andrew & Judith Economos Charitable Foundation--Heil is complementing Mote's existing team of top-notch scientists and renewing focus on finding targeted tools to fight, or mitigate, red tide and its impacts.
His resignation was reported on the MSM just two days after ACWA Power Barka said that a persistent algal bloom problem had cost the business $364,000 (OMR140,000).
It said, 'From third week of July, the water production of RO-1 and RO-2 Expansion Plants has been affected due to an algal bloom prevailing in the Sea of Oman.
Caption: A drone captures images of an algal bloom on Owasco Lake.
Keep pets on a lead and by your side around water bodies known or suspected to have blue green algal bloom - don't let them swim in it or drink from it.
The non-profit group Boracay Foundation, Inc., however, claimed in a BusinessWorld report that the algal bloom is 'simply a natural phenomenon that occurs yearly during the dry season or summer period."
The Kinmen County Waterworks assures the public that this kind of grape algal bloom is nontoxic and in fact common in lakes, reported CNA.
This indicates the presence of phytoplankton, commonly known as algal bloom or red tide, in the areas alongside the economic zone overlooking the west coast of the Arabian Gulf and the eastern coast of the Gulf of Oman.
Dubai: A red tide algal bloom has appeared along the UAE's coastlines in the western regions, confirmed the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment on Wednesday.
"The more recent NRW investigations concluded the permitted discharges from our treatment works partly contributed to a complex water quality impact on the lake, which took the form of an algal bloom in 2009, but that the changes to permits already planned by NRW were sufficient to address this.