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Lake Merritt in Oakland gets new fountain in effort to mitigate harmful algal blooms

THE CITY OF OAKLAND has installed a new aeration fountain at Lake Merritt to improve water quality and protect wildlife, city officials said Aug. 21.  The fountain near the Pergola by 599 El Embarcadero mixes air into the water, helping to increase dissolved oxygen levels. Oakland authorities said this can help mitigate the effects of […]