Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013
Photo by Mark Pummell
local picture
Cleaner water exits a pipe toward the end of the treatment train. The system diverts a portion of water from Prairie Creek and treats it with alum, a chemical that deactivates phosphorous, the favorite food of the lake's toxic blue-green algae, and funnels the water through a series of retention ponds and wetlands before releasing the water to the lake.
Online story associated with this photograph
Partnerships and teamwork were emphasized during a Prairie Creek treatment train dedication Tuesday on the south side of Grand Lake. The first phase of the estimated $2.5 million treatment train was completed earlier this year. . . .
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