Lake Erie is in danger. Now is the time to act to rescue Lake Erie and protect our drinking water, our economic future and our way of life.
Our mission at the Alliance for the Great Lakes is to conserve and restore the world's largest…Read More
Early in the morning on August 2, the city of Toledo issued a warning to nearly 500,000 residents – don’t drink the tap water. For two and…Read More
Lake Erie is part of the Great Lakes. The Great Lakes contained around the year 2000 21% of the world’s fresh surface water: 5,472 cubic miles (22,810 km3), or 6.0×1015 U.S. gallons (2.3×1016 liters). This is enough water to cover the 48 contiguous U.S. states to a uniform depth of 9.5 feet (2.9…Read More
I grew up in Painesville Ohio and spent a lot of time on Lake Erie with my family. We had a cottage in Perry Ohio and the whole family gathered there for most of the summer. Spending days at the beach, collecting shells, swimming, fishing and exploring. I also spent time in Fairport Harbor Ohio and…Read More
The Great lakes contain 21% of the world's supply of surface fresh water . . . . are you really ok with drinking poo?
Fresh from western Lake Erie - yuck! This algae threatens drinking water supplies for nearly 11 million Americans and Canadians. And, it's…Read More