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Cyanotoxins Have Met Their Match

Source: Jacobi Carbons Inc.
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In the summer of 2014, the threat of algal blooms made national headlines courtesy of an outbreak in Toledo, OH. Although it has been a wastewater treatment concern for years, the public reaction to the news has put nutrient removal at the top of mind for utilities across the country.

Following suit, the market has been flooded with cyanotoxin combatants. To help sift through the options, Water Online spoke with Andy McClure at Jacobi Carbons, Inc. about complying with algae regulations, how to find the ideal nutrient removal method for a given plant, and what we can learn from Australia.