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Blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) bloom advisory lifted for Minnie Lake

June 14, 2019

BONNYVILLE – Effective immediately, Alberta Health Services (AHS) has lifted the blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) bloom advisory that was issued for Minnie Lake on April 18, 2019.

Water testing has confirmed that bacterial levels are now below maximum acceptable guidelines; blue-green algae is no longer a health concern.

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:

Amy Crofts
AHS Communications