The Center for Lakes and Streams at Grace College has received a donation from the Wawasee Property Owners Association. SP Online, the online news site that serves Kosciusko County, Ind., reported the story this week. A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the complete article.
Center For Lakes Receives Donation
The Center for Lakes and Streams, Grace College, has received a $6,000 donation from the Wawasee Property Owners Association. Funds will go towards further research and implementing of testing relating to blue-green algae toxins.
Included in the research is a screening method to provide rapid results.
Currently there is an approximate two-week delay in getting test results returned, at which time a health threat may have passed.
Dr. Nate Bosch, director of the Center for Lakes and Streams, noted microscopic equipment will be purchased over the winter, allowing for testing to begin in the spring on the algae toxins.
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