The increasing eutrophication of water (particulary bathing waters) leads to a problem of algae and cyanobacteria in consequence of pollutions from agriculture, industry and settlements.

Such accumulations visually spoil the swimming fun and are a large health risk.

River dam Pirk

They produce toxins, that cause allergic dermatological reactions and serious diarrhoea and sickness in cases of swallowed contaminated water.
Furthermore it poses a problem with the water processing in dams.

Network manager:

Erich-Neuß-Weg 5 • 06120 Halle (Saale)
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contact: Dr.-Ing. Klaus Krüger