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Wednesday, November 21st, 2012
Photo by Nancy Allen/The Daily Standard

Algae scum surrounds a rock in Grand Lake off West Bank Road on Tuesday. Warm, sunny weather, calm water and excess nutrients contributed to the late bloom that covered much of the Celina shoreline earlier this week. Most of the scum was gone this morning.

Related online story:
GRAND LAKE - The lake doesn't look good.
Blue-green algae toxin levels recorded in recent weeks were the highest they've been all year, and much of the Celina shoreline was coated with slimy growth on Tuesday. [More]
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