Blue Green Algae


Cyanobacteria (Blue-Green Algae) in Water Bodies

Things you should know about cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) English / French.

Ontario's 12-point plan on blue green algal blooms

Ontario is concerned about the effects of blue green algal blooms in our water.  Ontario has a 12-point plan outlining how we are working with our many partners, to fight algal blooms in the Great Lakes and other lakes and rivers.  For more information on blue green algae and Ontario's 12-point plan on blue green algal blooms, visit the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change website.

Canada's drinking water guidelines during blue-green algal blooms

Health Canada and the Federal-Provincial-Territorial Committee on Drinking Water are updating advice for parents of young infants when it comes to using tap water to prepare infant formula during blue-green algal blooms.  For more information, visit Government of Canada's website.







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