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Advisory for Conestogo Lake, Ontario

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Conestogo Lake

Type: Cyanobacteria Bloom  -  Inactive

Issued: 8/30/2016


Blue-Green algae has been found at Conestogo Lake. This algae produces a toxin that can cause illness, including itchy eyes and skin, flu-like symptoms and liver damage. We recommend the following precautions: Don not swim in the lake Keep children and pets away from the lake Avoid contact with the algae and the water Do not eat fish from the lake Do not use the water for drinking or any other purpose (boiling the water will not make it safe to drink)

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