Tag Water

Spinoff that puts phosphorus in its place signs key contract

April 11, 2017

In a bit of high-tech judo, a UW–Madison spinoff has started selling a technology to transform phosphorus at wastewater treatment plants from a major headache into an asset.

Study shows many lakes getting murkier, but gives hope for improvement

November 30, 2016

While water clarity in most Wisconsin lakes has not changed in 20 years, researchers say the fact that more lakes are getting worse signals there is work to be done.

New virus found during investigation into largemouth bass fish kill

August 5, 2016

The virus has been identified in association with a die-off of largemouth bass in Pine Lake in Wisconsin’s Forest County.

UW scientists say invasive species impacts much worse than thought

March 21, 2016

According to UW researchers, a single non-native species in a single inland lake has racked up $80 million to $163 million in damage.