Advisory for Belwood Lake, Ontario
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Blue-green algae has been found in the reservoir north of Fergus.
The GRCA and Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health have posted the following warning:
Donít swim in the lake
Keep children and pets away from the algae
Avoid contact with the algae
Don_t eat fish from the lake
Don_t use the water for drinking or any other purpose
Boating is allowed, but boaters should avoid touching the algae
There is a separate swimming area in an old quarry which is not affected by the algae.