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Dried Water Hyacinth on Surface Water Catches Fire
In a bizarre turn of events, the ‘dry’ water hyacinth cover on Pashan lake in India caught fire on Monday. While there were no reports of damage to life and property, environmentalists and locals say that the fire is an indication of serious environmental damage done to the lake over the years.

A member of the World Society of Conservation of Wildlife spotted the fire and was able to douse the fire using sticks and water buckets.

The growth of water hyacinth is a sign that pollution levels in the lake have increased as the aquatic plant is often a pollution indicator; showing signs of sewage and solid-bio-wastes being dumped in the lake.


 
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7,400 Pounds of Phosphorus Removed From Lakes - About 7,400 pounds of weed-feeding phosphorus was diverted from reaching our waterways last year, according to the 2014 State of the Lakes annual report, released this week. That’s significant, because every pound of phosphorus can produce 500 pounds of lake algae.


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