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Two East Bay lakes reopen to swimmers after toxic algae clears up

12 August 2017, 09:35 | Rodolfo Wallace

Oak Lake Beach algae levels acceptable

Harmful algae blooms found in Pontiac Lake and Sugden Lake

The Oakland County Health Department says risky algae blooms are invading lakes.

Blooms of the algae, also known as cyanobacteria, have been identified on parts of the popular swimming spot 100 kilometres southwest of Edmonton.

Anyone who comes in contact with blue-green algae, or who ingest water containing algae may experience skin irritation, rash, sore throat, sore red eyes, swollen lips, fever, nausea and vomiting and/or diarrhea.

Cyanobacteria is naturally occurring, and becomes visible during periods of calm weather, according to an AHS advisory issued Friday.

AHS advises lake users not to swim or wade in areas with the algae.

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If contact does occur, it's best to rinse off with clear water immediately.

When they are green, you know they have harmful toxins.

"We are thrilled to reopen the lakes even though it is not as soon as we would have liked", said David Mason, a park district spokesman.

A blue-green algae advisory has been issued for a lake south of Drayton Valley. In addition, since infants consume more water relative to body weight, parents may wish to use an alternate drinking water source (e.g. bottled water) for preparing infant formula during the summer months if their lake is prone to blue-green algal blooms.

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