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Wednesday, August 4, 2021
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Blue-green algae advisory lifted for southern Alberta

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Alberta Health Services has lifted the blue-green algae bloom advisories for three bodies of water here in southern Alberta.

Officials say the recent weather has cooled lake and reservoir water temperatures to such an extent that it’s no longer a health concern.

There are no longer blue-green algae advisories in effect for the Milk River Ridge Reservoir, Acadia Valley Reservoir or Reesor Lake.

Visitors and residents are reminded to never drink or cook with untreated water directly from any recreational body of water at any time.

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Tina Karst

A Lethbridge College alumnus, Tina moved back to the community two years after convocation, in September 2007, to become a member of the CJOC News Team. She started as a weekend reporter/anchor and now serves as Associate News Director. When Tina’s not tracking down local news, she’s either busy at home with Jordan and their two kids or creating custom macrame pieces for a growing list of clients.

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