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Tag: blue-green algae

Health Threat from Blue-Green Blooms Extends Beyond Single Toxin

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As blue-green algae proliferates around the world, a University of Saskatchewan researcher cautions that current municipal drinking water monitoring that focuses on a single...

Saskatchewan Issues Blue-Green Algae Advisory

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The Water Security Agency and the Saskatchewan Ministry of Health are advising the public to avoid swimming in or drinking water where blue-green algae...

Moncton Issues Warning of Blue-Green Algae in its Source Water

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Moncton, New Brunswick has advised its residents, as well as those in the Dieppe and Riverview, that the presence of blue-green algae has been...

AquaHacking Alums Publish Algae Identifying AI Research

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A research team from the University of Waterloo, members of whom took first place at the the 2017 AquaHacking Challenge, have published research in...

Canada Invests in Cyanobacteria Detection in Northern Ontario Waterways

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The federal government has announced that it will invest $1 million in monitoring northern waterways for cyanobacteria. Northern Ontario families will benefit from improved detection...

Blue-Green Algae, Cyanobacteria Identified in Lower Thames

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The Lower Thames Conservation Authority (LTVCA) has confirmed that the Thames River is experiencing a toxic blue-green algae event. On  August 28, LTVCA staff noted...

DFO to Test Algae Detecting Submersible Microscope

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Through the Build in Canada Innovation Program, the Government of Canada is investing in a Canadian made submersible microscope to monitor algae outbreaks. The investment is part of...

Muskrat Lake Resident Seeks Help for Remediation

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Renfrew County resident, Donald Deer, has voiced repeated need for a comprehensive watershed management plan at Muskrat Lake. In December 2015, Deer, a lakefront resident,...

N.S. Government Addressing Water Quality Concerns

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Land inspections, more water quality testing and new regulations are some of the actions the Nova Scotia government is taking to address water quality...

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