News tagged with water runoff

Farm runoff and the worsening algae plague

Harmful algae blooms have become a top water polluter, fueled by fertilizers washing into lakes, streams and oceans. Federal and state programs have spent billions of dollars on cost-sharing payments to farmers to help prevent ...

dateNov 16, 2017 in Environment
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Team to test experimental floating marshland

A relatively low-tech method of imitating a natural marshland may help clean freshwater ponds contaminated by storm water runoff, according to research being funded by St. Tammany Parish Government in cooperation with scientists ...

dateSep 28, 2016 in Environment
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