Knight Life: Worried about water and runoff Runoff a problem whether it comes from mines or farms by Joe Knight I live in Colfax on the Red Cedar River as it pours runoff into Lake Tainter. This affect me and eventually my brother who lives on the Gulf of Mexico. What we do matters downstream!
If this were covering the reflection pools along the National Mall would they try to find a solution? It's in my backyard and I will soon have to pack and leave my home because I won't be able to breathe any longer.
Avoid swimming and other water sport activities that could increase the risk of algae material and toxins contacting your skin or being swallowed. Avoid using water from the lake for livestock or pets. Do not eat the liver, kidneys or other organs of fish caught in the water. Be cautious about eating the other parts of the fish caught in water where blue-green algae blooms occur.
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The summer of 2014 brought widespread blue green algae blooms to northern Lake Champlain, pictured here, and Lake Carmi in Franklin County. Supporters of cleaning Vermont's polluted waterways gathered in Montpelier Tuesday.