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Blue Green algae at Apex Lake

SDC are advised by the Environment Agency that after the weekly sampling, the Blue – Green algae levels are still above threshold  in Apex Park.  

Weekly sampling will continue.  Warning signs will remain in place.     Our advice continues to be: 

- Dogs should not be allowed to drink, swim or paddle in the water

- Fishing is not permitted

- Do not eat fish caught from the water

- No swimming

- Avoid all contact with the water

- Observe and abide by notices surrounding the water 

Anyone who has come into contact with the water containing blue-green algae should wash with fresh water immediately.   If they become ill, they should obtain urgent medical attention. 

Claire Faun

Corporate Relations Manager

Sedgemoor District Council

Bridgwater House

King Square

Bridgwater

Somerset    TA6 3AR

 

tel:  01278 435320

e:  pressoffice@sedgemoor.gov.uk

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