Tipperary County Council wishes to advise of the presence of Algal Bloom on Lough Derg in recent days.
The Blue/green algae bloom can produce harmful toxins and is most easily recognised when it forms a bright pea-green paint-like scum on or close to the shoreline.
THE PUBLIC ARE ADVISED TO PLEASE EXERCISE CAUTION
- Contact with this Bloom should be avoided as it may cause skin irritation.
- Keep all ANIMALS ESPECIALLY dogs away from the affected area. Ensure animals have an alternative source of drinking water.
Contact Environment & Climate Action Section, Tipperary County Council at 0761 06 5000, if you have any concerns.