Sassafras Riverkeeper Zack Kelleher shows Bay Bulletin equipment that instantly tests toxic algae levels. Image: Cheryl Costello

VIDEO: ShoreRivers Gets New Tech to Prevent Toxic Algae Tragedies

Toxic algae blooms aren’t just bad signs for the health of our waterways. They can be dangerous to our health—and fatal to our pets. An Eastern Shore woman who is legally blind is grieving the loss of her beloved seeing eye dog simply because he took a swim in the Choptank River.

Not a minute too soon, ShoreRivers has expanded its algae monitoring program with speedy new technology. Cheryl Costello shows us how it may help keep pets and people safe. Watch below: