$3.4 million lake treatment begins
By Shelley Grieshop
GRAND LAKE - The most aggressive effort to alleviate Grand Lake of toxic algae blooms has begun with a $3.4 million chemical treatment.
Two barges will spray approximately 2.6 million gallons of aluminum sulfate (alum) and sodium aluminate across 4,900 acres in the center of the lake. The process began today and will continue seven days per week all month during daylight hours, as weather permits, state officials learned Wednesday as they toured the staging area along West Bank Road. [More