Water Quality & Testing Guidance Articles

When is Blue Green Algae Toxic

Blue-green algae can produce toxins under certain conditions, but not all blue-green algae species produce toxins and not all blooms of toxic blue-green algae will produce harmful levels of toxins....

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Treating Blue Green Algae

Treating Blue Green Algae

Blue-green algae can be found in many bodies of water around the world, including in the UK. These algae blooms can occur in both fresh and saltwater bodies and are often more common in the summer...

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Risks of Blue Green Algae

Risks of Blue Green Algae

Blue-green algae, also known as cyanobacteria, can produce toxins that are harmful to humans and animals. These toxins can cause a range of symptoms, including skin irritation, allergic reactions,...

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Testing Water for Open Water Swimming

Testing Water for Open Water Swimming

In recent years, open water swimming has increased in popularity significantly within the UK. With this occurring, swimming enthusiasts have been leaving the nice warm (and chlorinated) pools and...

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