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Oliver Reservoir Health Alert Canceled

Health Alert for Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) CANCELED


September 2, 2020

NORMAL ACTIVITIES AT OLIVER RESERVOIR MAY RESUME. On Friday, August 28, the South Platte Natural Resources District (SPNRD) was notified by the Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy (NDEE) that the weekly water sample for Oliver Reservoir is BELOW the 8 ppb threshold of the toxin, Microcystin, which is associated with the presence of harmful algal blooms. Oliver Reservoir IS NO LONGER on a Health Alert. Samples are taken weekly.

NORMAL ACTIVITIES AT OLIVER RESERVOIR MAY RESUME. Campers/day-users may resume all full body water contact activities (swimming, skiing, etc.).

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