Update on Blue-Green Algae in Little Lake Michigan Canal

Sep 9, 2022 | Press

Originally published by WINK News on September 9, 2022

The blue-green algae in the Little Lake Michigan Canal appears to have been broken up by the recent heavy rain.

Just because it is no longer visible on the surface, experts say that doesn’t mean that it’s gone.

A resident who lives near the canal pointed out the water still has a green tinge, but the chunky blue gunk is gone.

John Cassani, the Calusa Waterkeeper, said although it’s not visible on the surface, blue-green algae could still be present in the water column.

Cassani advises people to keep themselves and their pets away from the water.

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