Advice: Blue Green Algae, Combs Reservoir

Detail

From Date: 04/09/2023 12:00

To Date: 01/12/2023 11:00 inclusive

Type: Advice

Reason: Vegetation

Is the towpath closed? No

Location

Closest waterway: Peak Forest Canal

Starts at: Combs Reservoir

Ends at: Combs Reservoir

Description

WARNING - Blue Green Algae

HEALTH HAZARD

at: Combs Reservoir

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

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.