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Researchers Race to Thwart Toxic Algae Outbreaks

Monday, May 14, 2018

Blooms have been fouling bodies of water from the Florida Everglades to the Great Lakes and beyond Ed Weinberg thinks he has developed the best way to stop the toxic blooms of blue-green algae that have been fouling bodies of water from the Florida Everglades to the Great Lakes and beyond. Read The Full Article … Read More

Water prize seeks to find way to reduce phosphorus

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

SANDUSKY — Can better technology solve the harmful algal bloom problem in Lake Erie and other lakes? A $10 million competition hopes to provide an answer to that question. The George Barley Water Prize, which is being administered by the Everglades Foundation in Florida, is an ongoing competition. It will award $10 million to the … Read More

Pilot Phase Launch

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

It’s been a long time coming, but we’re thrilled to announce the official launch of Stage 3 of The George Barley Water Prize! On February 21st, we were honored to have Bradford West Gwillimbury Mayor, Rob Keffer, join us at our ribbon cutting in Ontario. Our teams are all set up, testing, and one step … Read More

Meet the Barley Prize Top 10 and Stage 2 Award Winners

Friday, November 10, 2017

The Global Race is on – Meet the Barley Prize Top 10 and Stage 2 Award Winners It’s been two weeks since the Stage 2 George Barley Water Prize awards ceremony, and while the dust is beginning to settle, the excitement just riling up. On October 26th, the Stage 2 Winners were announced at the … Read More

Media Coverage of Top 10

Saturday, October 28, 2017

As word spread from Chicago’s Field Museum that the 10 finalists has been announced for the $10 million George Barley Water Prize, the media took notice. Here’s the story from Miami’s NPR station, WLRN (http://wlrn.org/post/finalists-announced-10-million-contest-solve-algae-problems-plaguing-florida-and-world): Finalists Announced In $10 Million Contest To Solve Algae Problems Plaguing Florida… And The World By KATE STEIN They sound like … Read More