Peru’s National Water Authority Launches Lake Titicaca Recovery Projects

22 Oct 2013 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
LIMA, Peru

Peru’s National Authority of Water (ANA) has started activities aimed at recovery of Lake Titicaca.A team of ANA specialists will conduct the first integral water quality monitoring of Lake Titicaca. The group will sample the water from the lake between October 21 and November 3.The samples will be taken at 45 locations throughout the Bay of Puno and Lake Titicaca, as well as in the discharge areas of the Ramis, Coata, Yunguyo, Illave and other rivers.They will be evaluated for acidity, temperature, electrical conductivity, dissolved oxygen, total suspended solids, nitrogen ammonia, total nitrogen, nitrates, phosphates, free cyanide, fecal coliform and heavy metals...

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