surface water

The dangers of blue-green algae in surface water


What are blue-green algae?

Blue-green algae, technically known as cyanobacteria, are microscopic organisms that are naturally present in surface water.

How blooms are caused

Species of blue-green algae may dominate and increase excessively in water when the:

  • nutrient levels, particularly phosphorus and nitrogen are sufficient to support the population growth

  • water is still and turbulence is low (lack of mixing)

  • weather patterns are stable for a long time
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