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Division of TECH: Power Plant Program: Zebra Mussels Research Guide
Research and Resource Connections for the Power Plant Technology Program
Zebra mussels and quagga mussels are virtually identical both physically and behaviorally. Originally from Eastern Europe, these tiny trespassers were picked up in the ballast water of ocean-going ships and brought to the Great Lakes in the 1980s. By 1990 zebra mussels and quagga mussels had infested all of the Great Lakes.
This is a collection of articles that present two sides of an issue. This is a great resource for assignments of argument, persuasion or analysis. Scholarly articles can be found here.
KELO (Sioux Falls, SD) 2019-9-26
"As design work continues on a $37 million drinking water treatment plant in Pierre, officials are looking at how to keep a new threat under control; the zebra mussel."
Fox 44- KWKT (Nexstar Broadcasting) 2018-5-26
"Lake Waco is a drinking source, you know, for the City of Waco," Heuring says. "So if we get zebra mussels problems, we are going to have a lot of issues with our pipes..."
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