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Newcastle Reservoir Recreational Monitoring

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Health Watch

Harmful Algae Present

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  • Do not swim or water ski in areas of algae
  • Avoid areas of algae when boating
  • Keep animals away
  • Do not drink the water
  • Clean fish well and discard guts

Updates

June 5, 2024: Harmful algal bloom (HAB) monitoring update

BE CAREFUL: A harmful algal bloom is present at Newcastle Reservoir. Algae in the water may be producing dangerous toxins that can make humans and animals sick.

Be on the lookout if you visit Newcastle Reservoir:


May 22, 2024: Harmful algal bloom (HAB) monitoring update

BE CAREFUL: Sampling has confirmed that a harmful algal bloom is present at Newcastle Reservoir. Algae in the water may be producing dangerous toxins that can make humans and animals sick.

Be on the lookout if you visit Newcastle Reservoir:


May 17, 2024: Harmful algal bloom (HAB) monitoring update

BE CAREFUL: A harmful algal bloom has been reported at Newcastle Reservoir. Algae in the water may be producing dangerous toxins that can make humans and animals sick.

Be on the lookout if you visit Newcastle Reservoir:

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