Blue-Green Algae detected in Upper Rideau Lake

An August 16th water sample taken by the MOECC on Upper Rideau has returned positive for blue-green algae containing detectible microcystin. The testing shows, however, that the levels of microsystins are below the danger level for drinking water. 

For information about Blue-Green Algae, refer to our Resources page.

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