signs to come down at Apex Park as toxic algae clears
environmental tests of the water in the lakes at Apex Park in Highbridge
have found potentially toxic blue-green algae is no longer a danger.
Faun, from Sedgemoor District Council, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"The Environment Agency took a sample from Apex Park this week
and the results show the levels of blue green algae are now below
added: "There is still algae in the lake, but it is not the
blue green algae strain."
"Fishing can now resume and permits can be purchased from Thyers
Tackle in Highbridge on 01278 786934."
"Please be reminded the park byelaws state that aperson shall
not in the park bathe, wade or wash in any lake. Neither shall a
person allow a dog to enter the water."
The warning signs will be removed.
"There is plenty to do and see in the 42-acre park. Visitors
can go skateboarding; use the outdoor gym, as well as just enjoying
a walk and the wildlife."
is a childrens play area, a toddler area, a football goal,
as well as BMX facility."
paths go around the park suitable for buggies and wheelchairs. There
are picnic spots, ample car parking and toilets. A variety of hot
and cold refreshments are available from Lizzies Kitchen in
a beautifully restored 1950's American Airstream catering unit."