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Oregon gets ready for new ozone water treatment 
 
Last week, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicted that Western Lake Erie will experience a significant Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) this summer. Oregon’s Harmful Algal Bloom infrastructure improvement project will be ready to make sure microcystin, a toxin released from HAB, does not get into the water supply.
 
The $15 million project, which will treat water with ozone, has been under construction at the water treatment plant for months. It will be completed this summer.

 About 14 plates under manhole covers in the Millbury area have been intentionally damaged, resulting in storm water draining into sanitary sewer lines, according to the Northwestern Water & Sewer District, which has reported the damage to the Lake Township Police Department.

 If you’re a resident of the Village of Elmore who’s turned on a water faucet or flipped on a light switch, you may want to tip your hat to Buck Stoiber, the village superintendent.

 And on July 28 residents will have their chance to do just that at an open house to mark Stoiber’s retirement after 36 years of working for the village.

 The Ohio Rail Development Commission plans to hold an on-site inspection meeting of a rail crossing in Lake Township next month to determine if there is a need for safety improvements.

 An email message from the ORDC to local authorities was read during Tuesday’s meeting of the township trustees by Jeff Pettit, who chairs the board of trustees.

Al Thompson left Northwest Ohio on June 4 to resume his bicycle ride around the perimeter of the United States in an effort to raise

funds for Habitat for Humanity and Save the Children.

Here is an excerpt from his blog, which you can follow by going to presspublications.com and clicking on the icon on the upper right corner.

 
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