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North Carolina's chlorophyll a standard measures the concentration of algae in water. The water in Jordan Lake exceeds that standard, and the lake water is considered officially polluted. To improve the lake, the state has passed a set of rules to reduce the flow of nutrients into it. A similar set of rules will affect the Falls Lake watershed. Manuel discusses what it will cost to implement the rules and how the rules will affect life in the Piedmont.