Free Floating Blooms
- Entire water body appears green.
- Scums appear as a foam or a froth. Color can be various forms of green, blue, and white.
- Distinct streaking in water
- Algae is a filamentous vegetative growth in ponds and lakes. It can easily be picked up by hand and does not produce toxins.
- Duckweed is an aquatic plant that is commonly mistaken for cyanobacteria. Like regular algae, duckweed can be picked up by hand and does not produce toxins.