Blue green algae alert

Recent samples taken at Loch Stranndabhat, Lochs have indicated the presence of blue-green algae.

As a precautionary measure, notices have been posted next to the loch, warning that contact with the algal scum should be avoided.

Adjoining landowners and fishing interests have been advised of the situation as have the Environmental Health section of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar and Western Isles NHS Board.