The European frog-bit looks like a little lily pad and lives in shallow waters. Image: Shelby Bauer, Huron Pines

Control for Frog-bit and Water Soldiers

New strategy for limiting the spread of exotic water plants…

Great Lakes Take Global Stage

UN Water Conference highlights risks and opportunities for the Great Lakes region.

The Next Source of Trouble for Great Lakes Fish Populations: Tires

A tire chemical that was poisoning fish out West has been discovered in two Lake Ontario tributaries.

Reduce Flooding From Backed up Sewers? There’s an App for That

A group of researchers is helping cities use their current systems better. 

As Great Lakes Pummel Michigan, Beach Towns Rush to Set Development Rules

In Great Lakes, the ongoing high water crisis is leading some communities to rethink the policies that put them here.

Broken Water Systems Reflect Midwest Election Revolt

Trump triumphs in Rust Belt regions with neglected water infrastructure. By…

Congress Strengthens Great Lakes Oil Pipeline Oversight

Pipeline safety bill includes three provisions directed at Line…

Asian Carp Would Significantly Alter – But Not Destroy – Lake Erie Fisheries

A new study offers a clear-eyed warning about the ramifications…

Great Lakes Water Quality Remains in Spotlight in 2015

Safe drinking water tops list of concerns. Photo © J.…

Great Lakes Oil Pipeline Not ‘Vital’, Report Finds

Twin oil pipelines running below the Straits of Mackinac are…

Great Lakes States Take Halting Steps Toward Water Protections

Governments in the nation’s most water-rich region are responding…