Tag: algal blooms

Fact Sheets about Harmful Algal Blooms

by Shri Vani Sripada (shrivani@smithmanage.com) The Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection (KY DEP) develops fact sheets about Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) that discuss causes and effects and strategies for managing and treating of HABs. Monitoring of Kentucky lakes by USACE and KDOW in 2013 and 2014, confirmed the presence of algal blooms some of which […]

Harmful Algal Blooms identified in several Kentucky Lakes

KDOW and USACE have confirmed the presence of potentially harmful algal blooms (HABs), or cyanobacteria exceeding safety threshold levels at several lakes in KY including Barren River Lake, Nolin Reservoir, Green River Lake, Rough River Lake, Taylorsville Lake and Greenbriar Creek reservoir in Montgomery County. The Department of Public Health, Kentucky Department of Fish and […]