Point Reyes National Seashore is unique among national parks: it hosts dairies and ranches. Best management practices are improving water quality.
An interdisciplinary team of researchers is taking on cyanobacteria in Florida with genetic analysis and other tools for water quality research.
New research into bacteria that naturally degrade microcystins could offer new alternatives for drinking water treatment.
A handheld qPCR thermocycler is allowing water quality testing for bacteria in 90 minutes or less, confirming whether water is swimmable.
A new water quality report on the Manhasset Bay watershed in New York reveals quality is improving, and some areas for improvement.