Border Environment Agency

Which lakes in Cumbria currently have blue green algae?

The algae poses a small risk to humans but it can be deadly to animals, particularly dogs if they drink or swim in the water.

Warning as toxic blue-green algae spotted in Cumbrian lakes

It has been reported in Ullswater, as well as Windermere, Derwentwater, Grasmere and Rydal.

Sellafield waste permit set to change

The Environment Agency is opening a public consultation on waste and discharge permit changes at Sellafield.