Is Microcystis toxic?
Several species of blue-green algae, including Microcystis, are known to produce potent epatotoxins (liver toxins) that are called Microcystins.

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1. Is Microcystis toxic?
2. Has Microcystis been found in the Sacramento/San Joaquin Delta?
3. Is it dangerous to drink treated Delta water?
4. Has CCWD found Microcystin in any of its reservoirs?
5. Are there government regulations on Microcystis or Microcystin levels in the United States?
6. Should we be concerned about Microcystis in the future?