Toxins in your drinking water?

lake erie waterIt happens regularly now.  Tonnes of agricultural fertiliser and sprays running off the land in to the water system causing eutrophication.  Algae bloom and everything else dies.  And even massive municipal treatment plants can’t clean the water.    Farming practices and climate change cause the problem, which will not go away until we all choose to live more sustainably on the planet.

Bottoms up!

The Guardian: Farming practices and climate change at root of Toledo water pollution

NASA Earth Observatory: Algae Bloom on Lake Erie

For related articles and information, please visit OCA’s Farm Issues page, He alth Issues page and our Environment and Climate Resource Center page.

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