Issue Report

Algae

Middleburg, Florida, United States

Reported by:
Justina Dacey

About this Location

Doctors Lake :

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Summary Page

Lorraine from salon 2000 called lisa rinaman, the riverkeeper to report an algal bloom off her dock on doctors lake. it was bright green and very thick.
Weather

Most likely recent summer rains

Have you seen this before?

Yes, a few weeks

Have you notified any other agencies?

Yes, FDEP


Issue History

  • 2017-07-14 - 10:21:00

    Algae reported to St. Johns Riverkeeper : St. Johns Riverkeeper team by Justina Dacey.

  • 2017-07-15 - 10:29:00

    Justina Dacey is currently investigating this issue.

    Bloom was reported to the FDEP Algal Bloom Reporting website http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/2877729/AlgalReportForm

  • 2017-07-19 - 10:32:00

    Justina Dacey has marked this issue as resolved.

    On 7/12/2017 at 1:25pm St. Johns River Water Management District (SJRWMD) went out and took a surface grab at 0.3 meters of the bloom (Latitude 30.1053 Longitude -81.7594). Algae was identified by FDEP & toxin analysis performed by Greenwater Laboratories. Results confirmed the dominant taxon: Microcystis aeruginosa Total Microcystin Toxin (micrograms/L) 3.40 Other Toxin (micrograms/L) Cylindrospermopsin: not detected Saxitoxin/Paralytic Shellfish Toxins: not detected Anatoxin-a: not detected Location: