Auburn, Owasco Thursday water samples detect no algal toxins

Results from Thursday, Oct. 6 samples of water from the town of Owasco and city of Auburn’s treatment plant showed no detectable levels of blue-green algae toxins.

The results came back Friday afternoon from the Wadsworth Center, the state Department of Health’s laboratory in Albany, which has been conducting the analysis on a regular basis. The highest levels of detection for microcystin, the toxin that can be found in blue-green algae, is .15 micrograms per liter. Anything below that is not able to be detected.

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