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Harmful algal bloom warning issued for Beaver Creek Reservoir

Montana Department of Environmental Quality today issued an update on caution advisories on harmful algal blooms that included Beaver Creek Reservoir on the north end of Beaver Creek Park about 8 miles south of Havre.

People are warned to use caution at the reservoir to avoid exposure to potential harmful algal blooms and to keep pets out of the areas where they see algae.

DEQ's website says harmful algal blooms -- HABs -- most often occur in Montana’s reservoirs and lakes, although water users should also be cautious about water flowing immediately downstream of a HAB. Common characteris...


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