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Fertilizer, Algae and Our Water

Tap water tasting odd? Columbus is spending $600,000 to treat algae in water from the Hoover Reservoir. This algae is likely safe for consumption, but the farm fertilizer runoff producing algal blooms is causing changes to our ecosystem. This hour we’ll get an update on filtration efforts, and talk about a program designed to curb nutrient runoff.