Project #256

Assessment of Blue-Green Algal Toxins in Raw and Finished Drinking Water

$292,686
Completed
Principal Investigator
Wayne
Carmichael
Research Manager
Michaela N Hasan
Contractor
Wright State University

Abstract

Evaluates the occurrence of algal toxins in North American water sources. Investigates correlations or lack thereof between toxin occurrence and taste and odor episodes. Develops guidance for monitoring algal toxins and recommendations for responding to potential safety concerns. Research partner: EPA. Published in 2001.