Warning signs about harmful algae have been posted at Northwest Creek following water sampling
The Maryland Department of the Environment warns that conditions have been right this year for a harmful algal bloom at Northwest Creek. If there is an unnatural yellow-green color on the surface, avoid swimming or drinking the water. Keep children and pets away. Avoid areas of algae scum when boating and clean fish well and discard guts.
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