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- The CyanoAlert app will make it easier for municipal residents to quickly get information about the risk of cyanobacteria blooms in their nearby swimming lake, says Signe Noresson at Växjö municipality in Sweden.

Read the article and watch the interview/demonstration (in Swedish)
Här är appen som håller koll på giftalgerna i Växjös sjöar

Figure: Signe Noresson at the Växjö municipality in Sweden demonstrates the CyanoAlert App in national TV. Photo: SVT.

The CyanoAlert services for 2021 has now started in several regions and intense spring blooms have been observed in several Swedish lakes.

Lake Mälaren, Sweden, 2021-04-08. Sentinel-2 image courtesy of ESA.

- Lake Mälaren has a long history with problems concerning algal blooms and eutrophication. There are just over three million people living around Lake Mälaren and they are using it for swimming and recreation. It is also the lake we take most drinking water from and it is also a problem for the water treatment plant with algal blooms, says Ingrid Hägermark at the Lake Mälaren's Society for Water Conservation.

Read the article and watch the interview/demonstration (in Swedish)
Satelliter varnar om algblomning i Mälaren

Figure: In the movie clip Ingrid Hägermark at the Lake Mälaren's Society for Water Conservation explains how the service works. Photo: SVT.

Brockmann Geomatics

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