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Advice: Blue Green Algae, Slipper Hill Reservoir, Leeds & Liverpool Canal

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From Date:07/07/2023 16:15
To Date:06/02/2024 14:30 inclusive
Is the towpath closed?No


WARNING - Blue Green Algae


at: Slipper Hill Reservoir

A suspected bloom of blue-green algae has been found in this water.

Swallowing the water or algal scum can cause stomach upsets or more serious health effects.

Contact with the water or with algal scum can cause skin or eye problems.

It is a sensible precaution for you, your children and your animals to avoid contact with the scum and the water close to it.

Please note the location of the suspected algal bloom may change as a result of wind and water movement.

Closest waterway:Leeds & Liverpool Canal
Starts at:Slipper Hill Reservoir
Ends at:Slipper Hill Reservoir