The Odessa Record -

High toxin level due to ML algae bloom

 

Last updated 7/19/2019 at 10am



MOSES LAKE, WA- On July 9, 2019, the Grant County Health District collected water samples of Moses Lake in response to a suspect blue-green algae bloom after receiving reports from concerned citizens. The sample came back with a toxin level at 26μg/L, which is higher than the Washington State recreational guidelines of 6μg/L for microcystin toxins. The sample was collected from Connelly Park. It is reasonable to assume that blue-green algae could be present in all parts of Moses Lake. The health district has posted warning signs around Moses Lake that will be up until the lake is clear of...



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