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The Great lakes contain 21% of the world's supply of surface fresh water . . . . are you really ok with drinking poo?

Behind Toledo’s Water Crisis, a Long-Troubled Lake Erie

Michael Wines
TOLEDO, Ohio — It took a serendipitous slug of toxins and the loss of drinking water for a half-million residents to bring home what scientists and government officials in this part of the country have been saying for years: Lake Erie is in trouble, and getting worse by the year. Flooded by tides of phosphorus washed from fertilized farms, cattle…Read More