Harmful algal blooms, bluish-green films on the surface, have occurred in several Lake Wylie coves. The bacteria in these blooms can cause sickness in both humans and animals. DO NOT SWIM IN THESE BLOOMS.
Visit the following websites for the locations of the toxic blooms and details about them.
City of Charlotte/Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services/Surface Water Quality/Quality of Streams and Lakes/Algal Blooms