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Algae Advisory — Roosevelt Lake RWP

The Rhode Island Department of Health and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid contact with Roosevelt Pond in Roger Williams Park in Providence . . . due to blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) blooms. More about blue-green algae at WPRI: People should avoid ingesting water or fish from these bodies […]

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Ponds Closed Due To Blue-Green Algae Bloom

Mashapaug Pond in Providence brings to six the number of state ponds now closed by the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) due to blue-green algae, also known as cyanobacteria. From the ProJo: The state says the algae could be forming on other lakes and ponds. Here’s what people should look for: “The water may look

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