toxic algae

More toxic algae? The toxic, soupy biomass choking water systems in California

Wine and Water Watch board member Sarah Ryan, tribal environmental director in Lake County has been working for solutions and sounding the alarm for years.  High Country: The toxic, soupy biomass choking water systems in California Click on link for full story Algae blooms in Clear Lake are a public health risk and increase water […]

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Sample letters for Russian River Low Flows

 “I am concerned that very low flows will concentrate bacteria and toxins and cause serious health issues for people recreating on the lower river.  It will invite huge problems with algal growth, including possible cyanobacteria which has a host of health issues for people (adults and children).  In light of the coronavirus, who knows what

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More info for Russian River low, low, low flows action

Several points on this, intended to help clarify possible points of action. – SCWA has full control over storage and releases from L. Sonoma – yet they are apparently not willing to use releases from L. Sonoma to augment flows below Dry Creek to improve water quality.  There’s plenty of water there to be used

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Winery Waste Discharge Meeting

from our friends at Russian River Water Protection Committee

IMPORTANT NEW INFORMATION- PLEASE READ  Hello River Friend!   We received an announcement a few days ago (right after mailer went out) on important upcoming meeting on the Estuary Project.  Project implementation has regularly failed over the last 7 years and provides rationale for cutting summer river flows by almost half, and possibly causing proliferation

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