There are indications that blue-green algae may be present at Loch Nan Geadh near Daliburgh in South Uist. As a precautionary measure, notices have been posted next to the loch, warning that contact with the algal scum should be avoided. Landowners have been advised of the situation. Comhairle nan Eilean Siar are monitoring the situation with assistance from SEPA and Western Isles Health Board.
For further information, contact the Environmental Health Team at Comhairle nan Eilean Siar on 01851 822694.