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Harmful algal blooms at First Lake

Also reported at Bailey Reservoir, Dry Fork Reservoir; people warned to use caution when recreating

Hill County Health Department reports that a harmful algal bloom has been detected at Beaver Creek Reservoir, also called First Lake.

This is the third reported sighting in the area, with a sighting reported at Bailey Reservoir in southern Hill County June 28 and at Dry Fork Reservoir in northwestern Blaine County July 16.

The Montana Department of Environmental quality has given Beaver Creek Reservoir a “Caution” status, with no status given for the Bailey Reservoir sighting and the Dry Fork Reservoir sighting listed as pending review.

People are warned to use caution at Beaver Creek Reservoi...


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