Tuesday, August 15, 2006


Experts Say
Lake Stink Is Natural Occurrence

Rotting Algae Blows Smell From Lake To Shore

CLEVELAND -- Lake Erie is all shook up and the stink has people along the lakeshore holding their noses, NewsChannel5 reported.

Health experts said that the water from flooding runoff is stirring up rotting algae in the lake.
Stiff northeast winds blew the smelly water on shore.

Residents from Westlake to Eastlake complained about the nasty smell and a brownish tint to tap water.

Experts said it's a natural occurrence. The water is safe and should clear up in a few days.
Environmental officials said that the smell will naturally go away as the algae decomposes.

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