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Como Lake algae8 | by MN Pollution Control Agency
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Como Lake algae8

Como Lake in St. Paul (part of the MIssissippi River-Twin Cities Watershed) with algae and duckweed -- Algae in Minnesota lakes is the result of poor water quality -- excess phosphorus and other nutrients. Some algae -- toxic blue-green algae -- can sicken people and even be fatal to pets. When in doubt, stay out! Learn more:


The MPCA monitors water quality in all of Minnesota's 80 watersheds on a revolving 10-year cycle. Learn about the health of this watershed:

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Taken on August 2, 2010