October 2, 2019

Over the last two weeks we have seen a gradual diminishing of blooms around the lake.  However, we did have three reports of  potential blooms yesterday with the 87 degree weather.  We also went out on Sunday September 22nd after the bloom conditions of the previous two days and sampled for toxins and blue green algae concentrations in several different locations and depths to better understand the ambient (general levels) of both BGA and the associated toxin.  The good news is that the toxin levels at each of the locations were below the 4 ug/L level that would cause the DOH to close a public swimming beach.  The other good news was that the BGA levels were low: 1-2 ug/L.  However, the concerning part was that we had detectable levels of toxin in the water even though the BGA levels were low.  There were dots in the water in each location that we sampled.  We are seeing a little more algae diversity in the water with harmless green algae and diatoms starting to show quantifiable level...

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October 2, 2019

Over the last two weeks we have seen a gradual diminishing of blooms around the lake.  However, we did have three reports of  potential blooms yesterd...

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