Lake Erie Algae Can be Reduced by Going Phosphorus Free

For many, the Great Lakes are the pride and joy of our region. The lakes are key to our region’s access to freshwater and supports local industries such as tourism and fishing. Lake Erie has been in the news again this year because of the overgrowth of algae that threatens the lake’s ecosystem. Algae is…

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By: Erica Larson

Runoff Promotes Pollution in Our Watersheds

Have you ever wondered why there is so much trash on the beaches and in our water? You may have participated in a beach clean-up or learned about the water cycle in school, but did you ever think about how the two are related? A watershed is the area of land that drains into a…

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By: Erica Larson

The whole story, film festival updates and moving forward to spread our message

  I never really expected to be making documentaries, much less, be the main character in one. The past two years have been an amazing adventure while documenting our Making Waves project consisting of our work here in Cleveland and drilling our first borehole abroad. But before I get into all of that, let me…

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By: Erin Huber

Water Conservation: Rooftop Gardens Protect Local Water

Executive Director of Drink Local. Drink Tap.© (DLDT), Erin Huber, returned to her Alma Mater, Cleveland State University (CSU), for CSU’s 2012 homecoming celebration. Made possible by the entrepreneurial efforts of Erin Huber and LeeAnn Westfall, CSU’s LEED certified Recreation Center boasts a sustainable rooftop garden. For homecoming, Erin was given a “Distinguished Alumni” Award…

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By: Erica Larson