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