This is beginning to feel like a horror movie with a seemingly endless number of sequels.
Call it: “Return of the toxic algae at Detroit Lake.”
For the third time this season — and the second time in three days — the Oregon Health Authority issued a health advisory due to high levels of cyanotoxins at three different locations.
Samples taken June 13 show toxin levels above the safe recreation threshold at Blowout Arm, Heater Creek and at Detroit Dam’s log boom, according to data posted by the City of Salem. Toxin levels also were elevated in Big Cliff Reservoir.
Read the whole story at the Statesman Journal.