Water quality in Lower Vasse River raises public health concerns

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By Emma Kirk
Updated February 16 2021 - 6:31am, first published 6:00am
Busselton resident Dr Andrew Dickie is concerned that blue green algae in the Lower Vasse River may contain the toxin BMAA which has been linked to neurological disorders such as motor neuron disease.

A medical microbiologist who lives beside the Lower Vasse River has raised concerns about potential toxin producing organisms that have been linked to neurological disorders.

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Emma Kirk

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Journalist for the Busselton Mail, Australian Community Media, and Fairfax Media.