Natural resource officials say they have exceeded dredging goals this year for Ohio's largest inland, which has been plagued by toxic algae outbreaks.
Ohio is one of at least 21 states that had problems with toxic algae blooms in waterways over the summer.
Toxic algae blooms found in Buckeye Lake last week have prompted state officials to post warnings for swimmers at three beaches.
Farm fertilizer runoff has been causing toxic algae blooms in Lake Erie.
Lake Erie charter captains are helping Ohio EPA researchers gather water samples to test for toxic algae blooms.