To report suspected blue-inexperienced algae blooms, contact DEM’s Office of Water Resources at or If possible, ship a photograph to accompany the reported situation. Samples collected from Georgiaville Pond in Smithfield indicate that blue-green algae are currently at low ranges, but the public is advised that circumstances may change quickly and that waters which might be cloudy, inexperienced or with surface scums should be avoided. The product was reviewed by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and despatched to a lab for testing. The evaluation confirmed a decrease than regular salt content material, which might foster an anaerobic environment which is important to breed the Clostridium botulinum micro organism. In 2018, seventy two% of all Rhode Island drug overdose deaths involved fentanyl.
Of the forty four, there were 18 opioid overdoses in Providence, where the overdose threshold is 16. There were eight reported opioid overdoses in the region that includes … Read More