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Blue-green algae advisory issued for three N.D. lakes

The North Dakota Department of Health has issued blue-green algae advisories for three lakes in the southwestern part of the state.

The Division of Water Quality has identified the lakes as places where blue-green algae has either been found or could be found, where toxin tests have been conducted or where advisories have been posted.

Blue-green algae can produce toxins that can cause serious health effects in humans and animals.

The lakes are Long Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Burleigh County, Green Lake in McIntosh County and Camels Hump Dam in Golden Valley County,

To report a possible blue-green algae bloom or to check for ongoing advisories, visit the Division of Water Quality's website, or call 701.328.5210.

You can read the complete advisory here.


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