Published: Jun 05, 2013 1:08 PM EDT

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Concentrations of potentially-toxic blue green algae in the Caloosahatchee River has caused utility managers to close a Lee County treatment plant.

County plant operations manager Hank Barroso sent a notice Wednesday about the bloom, which is caused by type of cyanobacteria that can be common in the Caloosahatchee River this time of year, that has stained waters in the Olga area. 

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