Something in the Water

July 13, 2021


Something in the Water

NWA Daily

Lake Fayetteville is looking a little greener than usual this summer. The popular trail destination is in the midst of a cyanobacteria bloom, prompting action from city leaders.

  • Rich in nutrients: Many of the streams feeding into Lake Fayetteville are eroding and sediment is flowing in. The algae is consuming all these nutrients, and causing danger for people and animals.
  • Identifying solutions: The city has hired a private consulting firm to conduct a study on how to best combat "the increasing sediment and water quality" issues.

Read more about the "growing" problem HERE.

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