Staff from the Belleville Area Office of the Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks, discovered a potential Harmful Algal Bloom on Friday, September 7th, 2018 in the Bay of Quinte in between Yacht Club Lane and Main Street in Deseronto. Samples were taken by Ministry staff from the dock at the Yacht Club in Deseronto and will be forwarded to the lab for analysis.
For general information on blue-green algae, refer to the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change’s website at https://www.ontario.ca/page/blue-green-algae and the fact sheets attached.
For general questions please refer to the fact sheets with the updated link above. For heath related questions please speak to your physician or the local health unit.