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Blue-green algae advisory lifted for Pigeon Lake (Edmonton and Central Zones)

October 7, 2011

RED DEER/WETASKIWIN – Alberta Health Services (AHS) has lifted the blue-green algae advisory for Pigeon Lake. Monitoring of the lake water has indicated that it is again safe to swim, wade, and consume fish caught from Pigeon Lake.

Blue-green algae signage, previously posted around the lake, is also being removed.

If you require further information on blue-green algae, or suspect a problem related to blue-green algae, please call Health Link Alberta at 1-866-408-LINK (5465).

Alberta Health Services is the provincial health authority responsible for planning and delivering health supports and services for more than 3.7 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.

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