Issue Date 03rd June 2021
Leitrim County Council warn public not to swim in Keeldra Lake.
SWIMMING IN THIS WATER MAY CAUSE ILLNESS
BATHING IS PROHIBITED DUE TO: the presence of toxic algal species
LIKELY CAUSE: Excessive nutrients
EXPECTED DURATION: Unknown
ACTIONS TAKEN/PROPOSED: Barley straw laid and continued monitoring
For further information please contact: Environment Section, Leitrim County Council, Carrick on Shannon, Co Leitrim. Tel: 071 9620005. Visit: http://splash.epa.ie or http://leitrimcoco.ie