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Algae advisory issued for Melville Pond in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — The R.I. Department of Health (HEALTH) and the R.I. Department of Environmental Management (DEM) have issued a health advisory for Melville Pond because of blue-green algae blooms. A similar advisory was issued for J.L. Curran Reservoir in Cranston. Rhode Islanders are urged to avoid recreational activities in those bodies of water. The blue-green algae