Blue-green algae advisories lifted in Central Zone

November 3, 2015

RED DEER – Recent weather has cooled water temperatures in lakes to such an extent that blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) is no longer a concern, including in the waters of three Central Zone lakes 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, 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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