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Blue-green algae advisories lifted in North Zone

November 3, 2015

GRANDE PRAIRIE – Recent weather has cooled lake and reservoir water temperatures to such an extent that blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) is no longer a concern, including in the waters of 12 North Zone bodies of water, all of which had previously been placed under blue-green algae bloom advisories.

Effective immediately, Alberta Health Services has lifted the blue-green algae bloom advisories for:

As always, visitors and residents are reminded to never drink or cook with untreated water directly from any lake or reservoir, at any time.

Alberta Health Services is the provincial health authority responsible for planning and delivering health supports and services for more than four million adults and children living in Alberta. Its mission is to provide a patient-focused, quality health system that is accessible and sustainable for all Albertans.

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