Information & Resources

Here’s some ways to learn more about Cyanotoxins and Harmful Algae Blooms. 
  • Find out what they look like and what levels are safe.
  • Learn more about our research and the articles we’ve published.
  • Explore our galleries of blooms and even look through the microscope by viewing cyanobacteria micrographs.

What are Algae & Cyanobacteria?

Learn about Algae and Cyanobacteria.
What's the difference between them?
Why are they important?

What are
Algal Toxins?

What toxins do cyanobacteria produce?
What are safe levels?
What are the guidelines for drinking and recreational water?

What are Potentially Toxigenic (PTOX) Cyanobacteria?

Learn about some of the common bloom forming cyanobacteria lurking in our waters, what they look like and what toxins they potentially produce.

Peer Reviewed Research

At GreenWater, we encourage employees to share scientific methods and findings with the public when possible. Take a gander at some peer reviewed literature we have published. Many techniques published we currently employ for client samples.

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Cyanobacteria Gallery

Look through the microscope with Cyanobacteria micrographs.

Harmful Algal Blooms Gallery

What do Algal Blooms look like? This is what some of the water we've tested looks like.