Salem, Oregon Spending $75 Million to Protect Drinking Water from Toxic Algal Blooms

The city is upgrading its water treatment infrastructure to help prevent another algal bloom-related cyanotoxin event like the one that forced the city to issue “do not drink” advisories in May and June of 2018. The $75 million project is expected to be completed by the end of 2021 and includes a state-of-the-art $40 million ozone treatment system. Ingestion of cyanotoxins can be hazardous to the health of humans and pets.

Read more at the Statesman Journal. 

2019-05-22T11:51:40-05:00May 22nd, 2019|Water Alerts|