$2.6 million in federal grants aim to protect Lake Erie

CLEVELAND, Ohio - A $2.1 million federal grant announced Wednesday will help protect Lake Erie's drinking water by better detecting bacteria caused by harmful algal blooms.The Cleveland Water Alliance will work with the Great Lakes Observing System and a Michigan-based tech company on the three-year grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. They plan to finish an online web portal for water quality data and add new instruments in the lake to detect toxins before they reach water treatment plants... Read more