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Monday, September 10th, 2012
Photo by Nancy Allen/The Daily Standard

Dave and Cindy Gaerke look at an Airy Gator operating in Grand Lake at the St. Marys Boat Club. Explaining the aeration device is Chris Gibbs, executive director of the Mercer County Farm Service Agency. The unit infuses the water with oxygen, which helps beneficial bacteria grow and eat nutrient-rich organic matter in the lake sediment, reducing the amount of muck at the bottom of the lake.

Related online story:
GRAND LAKE - Sunday's drive-it-yourself public tour highlighting activities aimed at improving Grand Lake's water quality was a success, an organizer said. [More]
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