Sankey (St Helens) Canal

Start date: July 28, 2020

Est. end if know: September 30, 2020

Stoppages & Restrictions

Blue Green Algae, Carr Mill Reservoir

ADVICE (8am Monday 27 July 2020 until further notice)

WARNING – Blue Green Algae



at: Carr Mill Reservoir


A suspected bloom of blue-green algae has been found in this water.

Swallowing the water or algal scum can cause stomach upsets or more serious health effects.

Contact with the water or with algal scum can cause skin or eye problems.

It is a sensible precaution for you, your children and your animals to avoid contact with the scum and the water close to it.

Please note the location of the suspected algal bloom may change as a result of wind and water movement.