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Algae in Silverwood Lake causing bad-tasting water for 3 million Southern Californians

Warmer temperatures — possibly the result of global climate change — caused a summer algae bloom in a state reservoir, resulting in taste and odor problems in the drinking water of some 3 million Southern Californians, according to state water agencies… Continue reading Algae in Silverwood Lake causing bad-tasting water for 3 million Southern Californians