Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) are warning to the dangers of algae after the substance was discovered in a Lerwick loch.
Shetland Islands Council’s received confirmation today that blue-green algae has been found in Clickimin Loch in Lerwick.
Signs have now been erected around the loch.
News just in – blue-green algae has been found at the Clickimin Loch in Lerwick in #Shetland – dogwalkers, anglers and livestock owners take care! More here https://t.co/ff29hdH1dj pic.twitter.com/K8Iqv14l6G
— Shetland Islands Cll (@ShetIslandsCll) October 17, 2019
Adjoining landowners and land users have been advised of the situation, as have NHS Shetland, Shetland Recreational Trust, Anderson High School and Shetland Angling Association.