Secondary contact recreation such as rowing, fishing, boating and canoeing will still be permitted, noting ACT Health's advice below: Symptoms of blue-green algae
exposure may include skin/mucosa irritation, flu-like symptoms, and gastrointestinal illness; There is an increased risk of adverse health effects from water exposure for secondary contact recreation; People should not engage in secondary contact recreation unless: They are experienced; They are informed of the algal risks and what to do if contact occurs;
If people swallow any water infected with blue-green algae
, it can cause rashes and illness including eye irritation, vomiting, diarrhoea, fever and muscle and joint pain.
It's important to stress there have been no long-term problems or deaths in humans caused by blue-green algae
Report signs of blue-green algae
on Environment Agency Wales'' 24 hour hotline on 0800 807060.
Reading GMW's range of fact sheets and other information on blue-green algae
available at GMW's blue?
We have not received reports of blue-green algae
at any of our other reservoirs in north Wales.
In early fall 1995 we collected the blue-green algae
from Dianshan Lake, one of the main water supply sources for Shanghai, during a water bloom period.
Toxic blue-green algae
are common in a number of Oregon lakes, especially during the summer when warm weather appears to accelerate algae growth.
Cllr Meaden said: "At this stage, there is no evidence to suggest that any other locations are affected by blue-green algae
The dark band that creeps over coral and destroys tissue comes from a consortium of blue-green algae
, a deadly layer cake of cooperating organisms from three genera that secretes toxic sulfides from its bottom tier.
Veridium's bioreactor is based on a new strain iron-loving blue-green algae
discovered thriving in a hot stream at Yellowstone National Park.
Advisory for blue-green algae
in Dexter Lake is lifted