blue-green algae http://wxpr.org en Algae Alert: Murky Water Could Be Hazardous to Your Health http://wxpr.org/post/algae-alert-murky-water-could-be-hazardous-your-health <p>Late summer in the Northwoods means it’s time to watch out for blue green algae blooms in lakes and ponds. &nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The algae often produces toxins that can cause rashes and breathing problems in humans.&nbsp; Pam Pedersen is a nurse with </span>Vilas<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> County Public Health Department.&nbsp; She says it can be especially harmful for pets that may drink or swim in murky water.</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 19:56:28 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 5808 at http://wxpr.org Algae Alert: Murky Water Could Be Hazardous to Your Health