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Algae threatens drinking water in Ohio


Algae threatens drinking water in Ohio

Dangerously high levels of toxins from algae have left 500,000 people in the state of Ohio without safe drinking water.

Blue green algae on Lake Erie is to blame.
Locals near the city of Toledo are having to travel out of state to find safe water supplies.

Drinking the contaminated water could cause diarrhoea vomiting and nausea.

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