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Blue-green algae (Cyanobacteria) bloom advisories lifted

November 1, 2017

NORTH ZONE– Recent weather has cooled lake and reservoir water temperatures to such an extent that blue-green algae is no longer a health concern, including in 21 bodies of water in North Zone, all of which had previously been placed under blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) bloom advisories.

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

  • Paddle River Dam Reservoir
  • Devil’s (Matchayaw) Lake
  • Lac Bellevue
  • Mons Lake
  • Bonnie Lake
  • Fawcett Lake
  • Steele (Cross) Lake
  • Hutch lake
  • Calling Lake
  • Goose Lake
  • Stoney Lake
  • Lac La Biche Lake
  • Kehewin Lake
  • Garner Lake
  • Thunder Lake
  • Lac La Nonne
  • Lessard Lake
  • Vincent Lake
  • Moose Lake
  • Baptiste Lake
  • Isle Lake

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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For media inquiries, contact:

Amy Crofts
AHS Communications
780-830-3537