HAMILTON, ON – The City of Hamilton continues to monitor the presence of toxin-producing Blue-green algae (Cyanobacteria) affecting the western shoreline of Hamilton Harbour.
Blue-green algae was first detected this season on August 3, 2018. As a result, Pier 4 beach was closed and public warning signs were posted at the affected beach and at the Bayfront boat launch. Information was also shared on the City of Hamilton website and with Hamilton Harbour stakeholders.
HAMILTON, ON – Public Health Services has confirmed the presence of toxin-producing Blue-green algae (Cyanobacteria) at the Bayfront Park Boat Launch, Pier 4 Park, Harbour West Marina, and throughout the marinas on Macassa Bay.
Contact with blue-green algae should be avoided due to the potential health risks associated with it. Residents and visitors are advised to: