Low levels of toxins caused by algae blooms in Detroit Lake have been discovered in Salem’s drinking water, prompting officials to warn parents not to give tap water to children under 6 years old.

People with compromised health and immune systems also are being told not to drink tap water.

Other affected cities include Turner and Stayton.

Bottled water should be used for drinking, making infant formula, making ice and preparing food and beverages for the affected groups, officials said. 

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