Environmental & Economic Impact

Harmful algal blooms in the U.S result in more than $2 billion annually of recreational, drinking, and agricultural water resources.

$65-71 million

estimated annual economic loss caused by cHABS in Western Lake Erie - International Joint Commission

Cyanobacteria is moderately present in

all 48 contiguous states

according to the National Lakes Assessment. - ScienceDirect

Currently, there are no federal regulations to address cyanobacteria in surface water under the Clean Water Act.

Updated: 03/18/2019 02:40PM