Unsafe Levels of Algae Found in Colorado Reservoir

Posted by Kyle Brookings on Thursday, September 27, 2018
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Unsafe levels of blue-green algae toxins have been found in the Blue Mesa Reservoir in Colorado.

The Blue Mesa Reservoir is an artificial reservoir located on the upper reaches of the Gunnison River in Gunnison County, Colorado.

Both humans and animals can be effected by the toxins.

Anyone visiting the park should avoid any contact with shallow water and avoid fishing or boating in impacted areas.

Blue Mesa Reservoir is the largest lake trout and Kokanee salmon fishery in Colorado.



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