THE public have been warned of potential risks to health following the discovery of ‘toxic algae’ at the North Dock in Llanelli.
A notice posted on the website of the Pembrey Country Park state:
The water in North Dock, Llanelli has been contaminated by toxic algae which are potentially harmful to health.
These algae may cause illness in both humans and animals.
You are advised:
• Not to swim in the water
• Not to swallow the water
• To avoid contact with the algae
• Not to allow pets or livestock to come into contact with the water
• To observe and abide by notices positioned around the lake