algal bloom


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algal bloom

an extensive growth of algae in a water body, usually as a result of the phosphate content of fertilizers and detergents.
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According to LLDA, the algal bloom was caused by the oversupply of nutrients such as phosphates and nitrates, which made Laguna de Bay 'very fertile.'
Wilfredo Pereyra, Lake Guard of the Muntinlupa Lake Management Office (MLMO) in Barangay Bayanan, said they hope the southwest monsoon will come soon so the rains can sweep away the algal bloom that has been dried up by the long summer.
Many methods have been developed globally to mitigate other harmful algal blooms. We will investigate which of these methods are suitable for Karenia brevis blooms, test and develop new methods and transition promising ones from benchtop experiments to field testing, and work with Mote scientists who are already testing methods such as ozonation and clay application.
The algal bloom in the Gulf of Oman hit water production at the company's RO-1 and RO-2 Expansion Plants, which had forced the company to increase chemical dosing to maximum levels in an attempt to keep both plants partially operation until the seawater quality drops.
According to ACWA Power, during this algal bloom period the pollutant levels in the seawater elevated outside the technical limits as defined in the Water Purchase Agreements (WPAs) of the two Reverse Osmosis (RO) Expansion Plants.
Scott was named Chief of the Division of Water's Lake Monitoring and Assessment Section in 2009, and initiated DEC's efforts to monitor and control harmful algal blooms. He is the senior author of both editions of Diet for a Small Lake: The Expanded Guide to New York State Lake and Watershed Management.
Dogs can become ill by ingesting blue green algae from water We know that some dogs enjoy nothing better than a paddle in a cool lake while on a walk in this hot weather, but my advice to pet owners would be to keep your dog on a lead during walks near water confirmed to have toxic algal blooms.
The BFPI said that algal bloom is nothing to be worried about.
Red algal blooms in the Jinhu Reservoir in Kinmen have tinted the water crimson.
The results indicate a limited algal bloom in green and brown colors that takes the form of unstable patches and consists of a mixture of phytoplankton species with relatively low biomass.
The RAK authority observed biological activity in the form of chlorophyll pigments in the local waters which "indicates the presence of phytoplankton, commonly known as algal bloom or red tide, in the areas alongside the economic zone overlooking the west coast of the Arabian Gulf and the eastern coast of the Gulf of Oman," the ministry said in a statement.
It comes after years of legal battles by Fish Legal on behalf of the Seiont, Gwyrfai and Llyfni Angling Society, who had complained of declining fish populations - and the near extinction of the char - with regular algal blooms and water deoxygenation.