Internet of H2O teams pitch high-tech solutions to Lake Erie's harmful algal blooms
Five teams will compete Friday in Port Clinton at the first-ever Internet of H2O event, presenting ideas to keep Lake Erie’s water supply safe and harmful algal blooms under control with the goal of winning $50,000 in cash and services.The idea is to use technology to improve the systems that monitor phosphorus and other nutrients, which cause the toxic green slime on the lake late each summer. The main culprit is fertilizer on farm fields in Northwest Ohio, which runs into waterways during spring rains, especially during heavy storms. . . READ MORE.