Cape Cod Pond Users Warned of Harmful Algae
October 3, 2012
CapeCodOnline: Uncle Harvey’s Pond [in Orleans, Massachusetts] exceeds the Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s recommended levels for blue-green algae and should be avoided by people and pets, according to town officials.
The Orleans Health Department issued an advisory this week [September 24-28] warning people to avoid swimming and wading in the pond. Additionally, pet owners should not allow their animals to drink or swim in the water.
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