Harmful algal bloom

July 06, 2018 - 4:44 am
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment puts out blue-green algae warnings on a fairly regular basis during the summer. What is the danger of blue-green algae? Veterinary toxicologist Steve Ensley with Kansas State says the danger is a specific type of cyanobacteria. “The blue-green algae...
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August 18, 2017 - 4:28 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (KNSS) – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment, in conjunction with the Kansas Department of Wildlife Parks and Tourism, has issued a public health warning for six lakes and a watch for six lakes due to harmful algae blooms. If a lake is under a public health warning for blue...
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July 28, 2017 - 5:23 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (KNSS) – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment and the Kansas Department of Wildlife Parks and Tourism have issued a public health warning for four lakes and a watch for four lakes due to harmful algal blooms. Parts of Milford Reservoir are under a warning for blue-green...
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June 16, 2017 - 4:05 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (KNSS) - The Kansas Department of Health and Environment and the Kansas Department of Wildlife Parks and Tourism have issued a public health warning for five lakes due to an algal bloom. The lakes are Keith Sebelius Reservoir in Norton County, Kirwin Lake in Phillips County, Sam’s Pond...
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