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Thursday, September 23rd, 2010
Photo by Mark Pummell
local picture
Grand Lake's water appears mottled after liquid alum was applied at Harmon's Landing this morning. Alum is expected to cause phosphorous in the water to bind together and sink to the bottom, taking away the main food source for the lake's toxic blue-green algae. Two more sites at Otterbein Retirement Community were also treated today and sites at the Mercer County 4-H camp and the West Bank boat ramp will be treated Friday.
Online story associated with this photograph
GRAND LAKE - Water was visibly clearer this morning just hours after a pilot study began on Grand Lake. A 30-foot-long barge with 60 foot-wide arms attached to dangling hoses applied more than 6,000 gallons of aluminum sulfate . . .
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