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Cyanobacteria reproduce explosively under certain conditions. This results in algal blooms, which can become harmful to other species, and pose a danger to humans and animals.
Cyanobacteria, commonly known as blue-green algae, are naturally occurring microscopic organisms found in fresh, brackish, or marine water that can release cyanotoxins into freshwater systems. These toxins can pose a serious public health risk as exposure through skin contact, or ingestion of contaminated drinking water or food can cause symptoms ranging from minor irritation to more serious...View Full Article
Video Transcript Disasters can cause disruption to water supplies affecting homes, businesses and public services. Are you prepared for a water emergency? This video will teach you how to access safe drinking water in an emergency. The recommended emergency water supply for drinking, cooking, washing and other needs is four liters per person per day for at least three days. An emergency water...View Full Article