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Advice: Blue Green Algae, Combs Reservoir

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From Date:04/09/2023 12:00
To Date:On-going
Is the towpath closed?No


WARNING - Blue Green Algae


at: Combs 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:Peak Forest Canal
Starts at:Combs Reservoir
Ends at:Combs Reservoir