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Test results show significant declines in blue-green algae toxicity in Lake Travis

New test results from Lake Travis indicate a significant decline in the toxicity of blue-green algae, and for the first time since the spring, only trace amounts of the toxins were present, according to a June 22 update from the Lower Colorado River Authority.

Algae samples collected June 10 from the Travis Landing region of the lake reported a low concentration of cyanotoxins, the toxins produced by cyanobacteria or blue-green algae. While cyanotoxins were still present, the LCRA said the toxicity was below quantifiable levels.

 

Read more from Amy Rae Dadamo with Community Impact Newspaper here.