algae bloom

MATT GUILHEM / BOISE STATE PUBLIC RADIO

The Boise Parks and Recreation department has implemented new measures to keep the ponds in city parks clean and free of e. coli, bacteria and algae blooms. Parks & Rec director Doug Holloway and Environmental Division Senior Manager Haley Falconer join Idaho Matters to talk about keeping the city's ponds clean, safe and swimmable.

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A team of scientists from University of Idaho has made it to the finals in a competition to fight algae blooms in public waters.

Credit Will Reid / Boise State Public Radio

State officials have issued warnings regarding high blue-green algae content in multiple ponds and lakes throughout Idaho.

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