Blue-green Algae in Fern Ridge Reservoir

FERN RIDGE, Ore. — Local health officials are urging people to avoid the water in Fern Ridge Reservoir. The reservoir has high levels of blue-green algae, which can make people and pets sick, Oregon Public Health officials said in a health advisory issued Friday. They say you should not drink or swallow the water, and … Continue reading »

Algae Advisory Issued in Walterville

WALTERVILLE, Ore. — A health advisory was issued Friday reporting the Walterville Pond’s blue-green Algae levels are unsafe for visitors. Officials are warning residents in the area to be cautious. Lane County Public Health officials said the blue-green algae is naturally occurring and is actually always in our water systems. But during the warm months … Continue reading »

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