Oregon water scare

SALEM, Ore.  | Oregon water scare: Algae blooms happening more often

SALEM, Ore.  — The words blasted to cellphones around Salem, Oregon were ominous: “Civil emergency. prepare for action.” Within half an hour, a second official alert clarified the subject wasn’t impending violence, but toxins from an algae bloom, detected in the city’s water supply. In both reservoirs and lakes used for recreation in communities around … Continue reading SALEM, Ore.  | Oregon water scare: Algae blooms happening more often