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What are the issues Pinto Lake is facing?

There are currently two (2) environmental issues facing Pinto Lake. The first is the threat of Zebra and Quagga Mussels that can easily be transported from other waterways. You can read more about it by clicking here.

The second is the blue-green algae blooms. Blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) are any of a number of species of microscopic bacteria that are photosynthetic.  They may exist as single cells or groups of cells. They occur naturally in surface waters. You can read more about it by clicking here.

Selection of reports and papers relevant to Pinto Lake

Pinto Lake Final Report-10-443- 553- 2 (1.2 MiB)

2009 Symposium On Harmful Algae In The U S. (2.9 MiB)

Alum CurrentResearch PPT (3.4 MiB)

Alum Dosing Of Tributary Streams Rotura Lake (709.5 KiB)

BG Effects On Aquatic Organisms (5.1 MiB)

BGA HogerDssrtn 2003 (2.9 MiB)

Climate And Human Impact On Pinto Lake Boyle Mayers Plater Turner Stroud (1.0 MiB)

Effects Of Carp On Native Plants - 2010 (1) (1.8 MiB)

OEHHA Cyano Guidance May 2012 (939.8 KiB)

OEHHA Guidance Microcystins (160.1 KiB)

Phelan Lakes Study Of Carp And Phosphorous (1.2 MiB)

Pinto Lake Effluent Remediation Final Report 131101 (1.3 MiB)

Pinto Lake Implementation Strategy Final (4.8 MiB)