Click the links below to download data and methods descriptions for the nutrient impairments and source water watersheds within the Great Lakes Basin featured in the Source Water Nutrient Impacts results page.
The Michigan Water Strategy outlines a vision for managing and protecting freshwater resources.
Click below to download data on source water protection planning across the Great Lakes Basin.
The Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure (MEDEI) works to strengthen job creation and growth at home while increasing competitiveness abroad. The Ministry collaborates closely with private and public sector partners to make Ontario a smart place to invest, develop key industry clusters, foster an efficient and streamlined business climate, and grow a strong, innovative economy that is inclusive to people of all abilities.
A one-pager describing Blue Accounting’s aquatic invasive species surveillance tool.
Annex 4 of the 2012 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement describes the nutrient management objectives for the Great Lakes.
Plans were developed in 2016 for one surface water intake in Lake Huron and two in the Detroit River that supply Great Lakes Water Authority drinking water treatment plans. While these SWIPPs are not publicly available, this press release was created to let Great Lakes Water Authority customers learn about what is being done to protect their source of drinking water.
The City of Toledo faces a risk of exposure to a hazardous material release due to the concentration of chemical industries and transportation infrastructure located in and around the metropolitan area. This plan, approved in 2011, is an effort by the City to increase the likelihood that upstream spills can be mitigated before reaching the drinking water intake in Lake Erie.
This report summarizes the results of algal bloom tracking efforts by Michigan state agencies in 2017. The survey results will help regulators determine the occurrence and concentration of the cyanobacterial toxin in Michigan surface water supplies.