Want to know what the water — or weather — is like on a Great Lake? Text a buoy, and it’ll immediately text you back with: Wind speed Water temperature Air temperature Wave height And more You can find a list of every buoy in the Great Lakes here. Text the buoy number of your…

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The Cleveland Water Department has launched two buoys for the season. The buoys’ sensors monitor Lake Erie 24/7, keeping track of water temperature, pH, turbidity, dissolved oxygen and other parameters to help address any changes in lake water quality before it is drawn into Cleveland’s four water treatment plants. The buoys work with the Great…

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