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Advisory for Three Mile Lake, Ontario



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Three Mile Lake

Type: Cyanobacteria Bloom  -  Inactive

Issued: 8/19/2016

Details:

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit is providing this notice because a potential blue-green algal bloom has been detected in Three Mile Lake, Township of Muskoka Lakes. Water sampling has been conducted but the results have not yet been received to confirm the presence of algal toxins. Algal toxins can harm humans and animals. The health unit advises residents and businesses not to drink or use the water from this lake and to take the following precautions: - do not use the water for drinking, making infant formula, dishwashing, brushing teeth, bathing/showering - do not prepare food or cook with the lake water because food may absorb toxins from the water - do not swim in the lake water - do not allow pets or livestock to drink or swim in the water - do not use the water to water lawns or garden - do not eat fish caught from the lake. Algal toxins can accumulate in fish, particularly in organs such as the liver and kidney - do not use herbicides, copper sulphate or other algicides that may break open algae cells and release toxins into the water


































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