Warning signs to come down after Teesside lake is declared free from toxic algae

Warning signs to come down after Teesside lake is declared free from toxic algae
 

A popular Middlesbrough lake has been declared clear of dangerous algae.
Warning notices - which were put up earlier this month - will now be removed from Hemlington Lake .
It follows confirmation from the Environment Agency that water is now clear of the toxic blue-green algae.
Blue-green algae occur naturally in inland waters, estuaries and the sea.
Their growth is encouraged by warm water temperatures and stable sunny conditions, particularly if the water has a high nutrient content.
Middlesbrough Council said staff will continue to monitor the lake and deal with any recurrence of the... read more

 
30 September 2016 in Regional North East, Views: 36
Source: Gazette Live
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