Prof. Fermanich quoted in The Gazette on water quality

“America’s Midwest faces worsening trouble with undrinkable well water, recreational lakes choked with toxic algae, and water treatment plants requiring budget-busting upgrades to remove pollution washing from farm fields and industries.” The Gazette (Cedar Rapids) talks with experts, including UW-Green Bay Prof. Kevin Fermanich (NAS) for a lengthy story, Treading Water: Unfocused and underfunded, Goal of Cleaner Water Falters. “In freshwater systems like Green Bay, it’s the phosphorus that’s the primary driver,” said Fermanich.