[env-trinity] Blue-green algae blooms in Klamath River and Reservoirs result in warning against water contact or use

Tom Stokely tstokely at att.net
Tue Aug 5 12:43:45 PDT 2014


http://mavensnotebook.com/

Blue-green algae blooms in Klamath River and Reservoirs result in warning against water contact or use: “Swimmers, boaters and recreational users are to urged to avoid direct contact with or use of waters containing blue-green algae (cyanobacteria), now blooming in the Klamath River in Northern California.  Copco and Iron Gate Reservoirs and the Klamath River below Iron Gate Dam down to Weitchpec on the Yurok Reservation are now posted with health advisories warning against human and animal contact with the water. Residents and recreational water users can still enjoy camping, hiking, biking, canoeing, picnicking, or other recreational activities at the reservoirs and along the Klamath River, taking precautions to avoid contact with waters near these bloom areas and any scums along the water’s edge. … ”  Read more from the North Coast Regional Water Quality Board here:  Blue-green algae blooms in Klamath River and Reservoirs result in
 warning against water contact or use 
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: http://www2.dcn.org/pipermail/env-trinity/attachments/20140805/5fd2afcb/attachment.html


More information about the env-trinity mailing list