Cyanobacteria Warning for Lake Wiritoa

High counts of potentially -toxic blue-green algae in Lake Wiritoa have prompted a public health warning not to touch the water.   Blue–green algae may produce toxins harmful to humans and animals if swallowed, or through contact with skin, such as may occur when swimming, water skiing or kayaking. The LAWA factsheet on potentially toxic algae will help you find out more.