Monday’s torrential downpour contributed to the algae problem with massive sewage spills, although their duration has not yet been quantified and posted online. When heavy rains deluge combined sewer systems – where storm water and sewerage can mix – the volume can overwhelm systems and spill untreated sewage into waterways, including the Maumee.http://www.toledoblade.com/local/2014/08/12/Downpour-contributes-to-algae-problem.html#RfF28SXIhmb14KtQ.99
Started in 2002
Completed in 2020
The Toledo Waterways Initiative (TWI) program encompasses more than 45 separate projects over the course of 18 years, at a total cost of $529.65 million. This bar shows the construction phase of the program is completed.