Health Officials Warn of Blue-Green Algae – Hazardous To People, PetsNapa Valley health officials are urging people planning to go swimming or boating to avoid close contact with lakes and other bodies of water containing blue-green algae.
Toxic Algae Shuts Down Oakland’s Lake TemescalPark officials shut down swimming access to Oakland’s popular Lake Temescal Tuesday and warned dog walkers not to allow their pets to drink the algae-filled water.
Potentially Harmful Toxin Found In Water Around Discovery BayContra Costa County health officials Wednesday confirmed the presence of a potentially harmful toxin in waters around Discovery Bay.
Delta Swimmers, Pets Warned To Stay Out Of Water Due To Toxic Algae BloomThe dog days of summer are going to be pretty tough for folks trying to cool off in the Discovery Bay. The water is contaminated with toxic algae bloom.
Funky-Smelling Silicon Valley Tap Water Caused By Delta Algae BloomWater officials in Silicon Valley are warning residents that the water coming out of their taps may be smelly and dirty, but it’s still safe to drink.
Toxic Algae Bloom Closes Lake Del Valle In LivermoreA toxic algae bloom has led to the closure of a popular lake in the East Bay, authorities said.
Health Department Warns People Not To Eat Crab Caught Along California CoastThe Health Department is warning consumers not to eat crab caught along the California coast after test results showed dangerous levels of a neurotoxin.
Dungeness Crab Season Threatened By Toxic Algae Bloom Along Pacific CoastThere's a large toxic algae bloom out in the Pacific and fishermen at San Francisco's Pier 45 are worried it could do serious damage to this season's Dungeness crab catch.
Swimmers Urged To Avoid Russian River After Dog Dies From Toxic AlgaeSonoma County public health officials are asking people to stay out of the Russian River this Labor Day weekend after a dog death was tied to a toxic blue-green algae bloom in the area.
Toxic Algae Bloom Prompts Closure Of Quarry Lakes In FremontThe Quarry Lakes Regional Recreational Area in Fremont is closed for swimming through at least Wednesday, according to the East Bay Regional Park District.
Warning: 3 Dogs Fatally Poisoned After Drinking Water From Lake Chabot In The East BayEast Bay park and municipal officials have issued an urgent warning for dog owners to keep their pets away from the water at Lake Chabot.
Uptick In Algae Leaving Moldy Aftertaste In East Bay WaterResidents who live in the Contra Costa Water District say their tap water has been tasting strange lately.