Blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) bloom advisories lifted provincewide

November 2, 2018

ALBERTA – Recent weather has cooled lake and reservoir water temperatures to such an extent that blue-green algae is no longer a health concern, including seven in Central Zone, which had previously been placed under blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) bloom advisories.

Effective immediately, Alberta Health Services has lifted the blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) bloom advisories for:

North Zone

  • Lake Isle
  • Vincent Lake
  • Moose Lake
  • Lac La Nonne
  • Peanut Lake
  • Floating Stone Lake
  • Laurier Lake
  • Steele Cross Lake
  • Fork Lake
  • Lac La Biche Lake
  • Lac Santé
  • Bonnie Lake
  • Cold Lake
  • Goose Lake
  • Kehewin Lake
  • Calling Lake
  • Lac Ste. Anne

Edmonton Zone

  • Isle Lake
  • Heritage Lake

Central Zone

  • Alix Lake
  • Buck Lake
  • Haunted Lake
  • Hiller’s Dam
  • Lac Santé
  • Open Creek Reservoir
  • Wapasu Lake

Calgary Zone

  • Twin Valley Reservoir
  • Pine Coulee Reservoir
  • Eagle Lake
  • Clear Lake

South Zone

  • Chin Reservoir
  • Berry Creek Reservoir
  • Bullshead Reservoir
  • Murray Lake Reservoir

As always, visitors and residents are reminded to never drink or cook with untreated water directly from any recreational body of water, at any time.

Alberta Health Services is the provincial health authority responsible for planning and delivering health supports and services for more than four million adults and children living in Alberta. Its mission is to provide a patient-focused, quality health system that is accessible and sustainable for all Albertans.

For media inquiries, contact:

North Zone
Amy Crofts
AHS Communications

Edmonton Zone
Kirsten Goruk
AHS Communications

Central Zone
Melissa Ballantyne
AHS Communications

Calgary Zone
Bruce Conway
AHS Communications

South Zone
Sherri Gallant
AHS Communications