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A new alert on the water quality of Lake Haute-Sûre was issued prohibiting all swimming and nautical activities on the whole lake after sampling at “Rommwiss”, Liefrange, “Burfelt”, “Fuussefeld” , Insenborn and Lultzhausen.
In fact, the multiplication of cyanobacteria (or blue-green algae) which, after triggering an alert last August prohibiting swimming on the beach “Rommwiss” is now generalized to the whole lake.
These bacteria grow in stagnant waters with high temperatures. The dangers to health are certain, any contact with this water is to be avoided for humans and animals.
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