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Ont. government provides blue-green algae bloom info


September 26, 2014
By Ground Water Canada

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Sept. 26, 2014, Ottawa – The Ontario Ministry of the Environment and
Climate Change has provided information for water system operators on
blue-green algae blooms.

Sept. 26, 2014, Ottawa – The Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change has provided information for water system operators on blue-green algae blooms.

"As a provider of drinking water,
you need to be aware of the potential risks posed by blue-green algae
blooms near your intake, and the kinds of actions you can take in order
to mitigate these risks," says the Ontario Water Works Association website.

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A ministry fact sheet provides details about the potential risks posed
by blue-green algae blooms and actions operators can take in
order to mitigate these risks.