Upper Foulridge Reservoir & Lower Foulridge Reservoir, Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Detail

From Date: 29/07/2019 08:00

To Date: On-going

Type: Advice

Reason: Information

Is the towpath closed? No

Location

Closest waterway: Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Starts at: Upper Foulridge Reservoir

Ends at: Lower Foulridge Reservoir

Description

A suspected bloom of blue-green algae in this water has been reported.

Swallowing the water or algal scum can cause stomach upsets or more serious health effects.

Contact with the water or with algal scum can cause skin or eye problems.

It is a sensible precaution for you, your children and your animals to avoid contact with the scum and the water close to it.

Please note the location of the suspected algal bloom may change as a result of wind and water movement.