Toledo Lifts Drinking Water Ban After Mycrocystin Scare

After a two-day drinking water ban in Toledo, Ohio, officials declare the water safe and state precautions are being taken to protect the city's residents.
Toledo Lifts Drinking Water Ban After Mycrocystin Scare
Toledo city officials enforced a drinking water ban on Saturday, Aug. 2, when the Collins Water Treatment Plant showed two sample readings for microsystin above the standard for consumption.

Officials lifted a ban on Toledo, Ohio, drinking water Monday morning after test results consistently showed “nondetectable” levels of mycrocystin, a neurotoxin produced by a bloom of blue-green algae. The city receives its water from Lake Erie, which continuously fights blooms...

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