Algal Bloom Advisory

Posted November 24, 2015 at 3:40 pm     Category: Communications & OutreachNews ReleasePublic Health

(New Hanover County)  Regional NC Department of Environmental Quality staff investigated and reported a dense mass of blue green algae having the potential to cause illness in humans and dogs.

The New Hanover County Health Department is advising citizens to avoid contact with an algal bloom at the south end of Silver Lake and adjoining spillways.


Contact: Dianne Harvell



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