Information for water users on algal blooms
This article was added Jul 19, 2018 9:59 AM
Blue-green algal blooms can produce toxins that are harmful to people, pets and livestock. Algal blooms are difficult to predict. Warm and calm weather coupled with relatively high nutrient loads ideal conditions for blue-green algae to develop during the summer months. A poster and fact sheet have been developed to provide information to residents, cottagers and the public on algal blooms and precautions to take when blue-green algal blooms are observed.
Blue-green Algal Bloom Poster
Blue-green Algal Blooms Fact Sheet
Dog Lake Watershed Riparian and Aquatic Assessment
Apr 27, 2012 9:10 AM
The West Interlake Watershed Conservation District (WIWCD) has been actively involved in improving the health of the watersheds within the Interlake Region of Manitoba (Figure 1). In 2009 and 2010, the WIWCD completed watershed assessments on the Swan Creek and the Lake Francis Watersheds, respectively (Lowdon 2009 & 2010). Riparian, instream fish habitat, and water quality conditions were the pr ...more