Tag Archives: Cyanotoxins

Health advisory continues for Tenmile Lakes

As of Monday, Oct. 14, South Tenmile Lake was still under a recreational use health advisory, due to blue green algae blooms leaving harmful toxins in the water. In samples taken Oct. 7, the Tenmile Lakes Basin Partnership found the levels of cyanotoxins were still above the Oregon Health Authority’s algae toxin guidelines for human […]
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Algae toxins identified in the Willow Creek Reservoir

Harmful algae blooms and toxins have been found in the Willow Creek Reservoir, according to a recreational advisory issued Friday by the Oregon Health Authority. The health authority said that cyanobacteria blooms and cyanotoxins were found to be present in the reservoir in an amount that is above guideline values for human exposure. Source: Algae […]
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Health advisory issued for Lake Selmac

Officials issued a health advisory for Lake Selmac due to the presence of harmful algae blooms and toxins. The Oregon Health Authority said they’ve detected the presence of cyanobacteria and the toxins they produce in the lake. Source: Health advisory issued for Lake Selmac – KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

State issues advisory for Lake Selmac after finding harmful algae blooms

The Oregon Health Authority issued a recreational use health advisory on Wednesday for Lake Selmac after finding harmful cyanobacterial and cyanotoxins. Source: State issues advisory for Lake Selmac after finding harmful algae blooms

Cullaby Lake recreational use health advisory lifted

The recreational use health advisory issued for Cullaby Lake in Clatsop County has been lifted, the Oregon Health Authority reported Thursday. Source: Cullaby Lake recreational use health advisory lifted

Upper Klamath Lake recreational use health advisory lifted

The Oregon Health Authority has lifted the recreational use health advisory issued for Upper Klamath Lake in Klamath County. Source: Upper Klamath Lake recreational use health advisory lifted

Dog’s sudden death after playing at Portland riverfront park prompts concerns about toxic algae

The death of a Portland dog hours after playing in the Willamette River has prompted state health and city parks officials to post warnings about the risks of toxic algae blooms. Nutmeg, a rescue dog, was happiest playing ball. On Sept. 1, she played fetch at Sellwood Riverfront Park, running in and out of the […]
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Howard’s Bay added to health advisory: Satellite imagery shows the entire lake affected

Howard’s Bay was added Tuesday to a recreational use health advisory issued in July for a portion of Upper Klamath Lake by the Oregon Health Authority, according to a news Source: Howard’s Bay added to health advisory: Satellite imagery shows the entire lake affected

Health advisory issued for Odell Lake near Willamette Pass

A recreational use health advisory has been issued for Odell Lake, which sits near Willamette Pass and Diamond Peak. The Oregon Health Authority said Friday that the health advisory was issued because of a cyanobacterial bloom and cyanotoxins in the water. Source: Health advisory issued for Odell Lake near Willamette Pass – oregonlive.com

Health Officials Warn Of Toxic Algae At Vancouver Lake

Cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, poses a health risk for pets and people. The Clark County Public Health Department is warning swimmers to stay away from Vancouver Lake. The Clark County Public Health Department is warning swimmers to stay away from Vancouver Lake. Toxic blue-green algae in the lake is at dangerous levels. It’s a […]
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