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Niagara Region takes steps to protect drinking water from blue-green algae

​Niagara Region is taking steps to protect Niagara’s drinking water after identifying a small quantity of blue-green algae upstream in the reservoirs serving the...

Halifax Advising Residents of Blue-Green Algae Bloom

The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that due to the presence of a possible blue-green algae bloom in Lake Micmac, the risk advisory...

Health Threat from Blue-Green Blooms Extends Beyond Single Toxin

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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,...

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