Harmful Algal Blooms (EPA)


All Infromation is from the EPA website
http://www2.epa.gov/nutrientpollution/harmful-algal-blooms#pane-2
Harmful algal blooms are a major environmental problem in all 50 states. Known as red tides, blue-green algae or cyanobacteria, harmful algal blooms have severe impacts on human health, aquatic ecosystems and the economy.

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Harmful algal bloom in St. Johns River, Florida
Girl protecting her nose from algae's odor
 

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Aquatic bird leaving wetlands covered in algae

Bright green algae

 

News & Events JUL 31st

Update - Algae Bloom tested Negative

We have received the results on testing the algae bloom(click Read More for a photo) located at the north end of the lake.


CSLAP reported that the bloom has tested NEGATIVE for toxicity.

Please remember that algae blooms are full of bacteria.  People should still stay away from algae blooms and let them dissipate naturally.

Thank you for your patience.

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