Health warning, Combs reservoir
Blue Green Algae, Combs Reservoir
Monday 4 September 2023 12:00 until further notice
HEALTH HAZARD (from the Canal & Rivers Trust)
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.