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               Lake Martin
Information about Toxic Algae

Toxic algal blooms have been in the news around the country. Fortunately, there are no current reports of toxic algal blooms at the lake or the surrounding watershed.  But if you see blue-green algal scum in a pond or at the lake, STAY OUT of the water and report it to Lake Watch.  To learn more about toxic algal blooms, check the following links:

Dr. Alan Wilson of Auburn University's School of Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Aquatic Sciences provides answers to everyone's questions on the topic on Alabama Water Watch's website:  Expert View: Toxic Algal Blooms 

The Environmental Protection Agency provides helpful information and advice on at their site: Harmful Algal Blooms

Remember:  If the water looks dirty or has a scum: stay out and keep pets away and report it immediately.

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