The government warned Toledo about this EXACT bloom over a month ago!!!!! Here is the OFFICIAL GOVERNMENT REPORT WARNING THEM THIS WAS COMING FROM EARLY JULY: http://www.glerl.noaa.gov/res/Centers/HABS/lake_erie_hab/LakeErieBloomForecastRelease2014.pdf
In the report it says it is prepared specifically for water management people, and sent to them. They actually predicted this starting July 31st and have satellite images, and WARNING water professionals for DAYS now. Read the report!
Warnings started July 31st!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Here is the link to the actual warning reports with dates and images!!! http://www2.nccos.noaa.gov/coast/lakeerie/bulletin/bulletin_current.pdf
Toledo was warned, and ignored it leading to the water crisis. Look through the reports hosted on the government website for yourself. Toledo water professionals were warned in advance.