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Algae blooms in Thousand Islands area are potentially harmful: health unit

Untreated surface water not safe to drink

August 5, 2022  By Ground Water Canada

Kingston, Ont. – Potentially harmful blue-green algae blooms have presented themselves in Leeds and Thousand Islands. As such, the Lanark District Health Unit has issued a warning to area residents to exercise caution around any water bodies where the blooms are found. The health unit warns people who use surface water for drinking to be cautious, adding surface water is never safe without proper treatment. I Heart Radio report | READ MORE

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