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Norton Pond bacteria, lake, algae blooms
  • Published
    August 11, 2010

    Town, lake association hunt down bacteria source, fight algal blooms

    A specific strain of bacteria -- enterococci -- has been vexing stewards of Norton Pond for two years, as volunteer scientists and other sleuths have hunted for its source along the banks of the pond and its tributary streams. Now they are asking property owners along the pond to help them by allowing a team to inspect home septic systems within certain sub-watersheds of the larger Megunticook watershed. The ...

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