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Algae Programs
There are many sources to provide information about Algal Blooms.  The DEP Website provides a general overview, frequently asked questions, health tips etc.


Toll-free Hotlines

There are several toll-free hotlines available for people to report fish kills or illness associated with blue-green algae.

Fish Kill Hotline (Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC)
FWC Update Article June 2010


Health Concerns (Florida Aquatic Toxin Hotline)
Health Department Advisories (St. Johns County - Duval County)


Additional Information

St. Johns River Water Management District - www.sjrwmd.com/algae

DEP Website: www.dep.state.fl.us/water/bgalgae/index.htm

State of Florida Health Department - www.myfloridaeh.com/medicine/aquatic/index.html

or www.doh.state.fl.us/environment/community/aquatic/cyanobacteria.htm


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Water Resource Program Highlights

Last updated: November 18, 2010
  FDEP - Northeast District - Contact

8800 Baymeadows Way West, Suite 100, Jacksonville, Florida 32256   904-256-1700 (phone) / 904-256-1588 (fax)
NED Contacts

For critical after hours emergencies call the State Warning Point Number:  1-800-320-0519 

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