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Health Alert Cancelled for Oliver Reservoir

Normal Activity May Resume Today, Friday, Aug. 7

 

August 5, 2020

On Friday, July 31, the South Platte Natural Resources District (SPNRD) was notified by the Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy (NDEE) that the water sample for Oliver Reservoir meets or exceeds the threshold of the toxin, Microcystin, which is associated with the presence of harmful algal blooms. Oliver Reservoir will remain on Health Alert until a new sample tests below 8 parts-per-billion (ppb). Samples are taken weekly.

On Aug. 7, the South Platte Natural Resources District was notified by the Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy that the weekly water sample at Oliv...



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