Euan Reavie

Great Outdoors: University Of Wisconsin-Superior Ballast Water Treatment Facility

This facility is one of just two in the United States

SUPERIOR, Wis.- Aquatic invasive species are caused from ballast water which is discharged from commercial vessels when cargo is unloaded. Thousands of ships come and go in the Great Lakes, which means ballast water is high in these areas causing concerns for some. Ballast water is one of the largest vectors that spreads aquatic invasive species around the world and…