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Table 1 Recreational waters visited for recruitment of study subjects

From: Epidemiology of recreational exposure to freshwater cyanobacteria – an international prospective cohort study

SITE REGION DESCRIPTION POWERED WATERCRAFT PECULIAR FEATURES (S)TUDY OR
(R)EFERENCE SITE
      PLANNED ACTUAL
Logan Inlet – Lake Wivenhoe South-east Queensland Large water-supply storage No   S S + R
Kirkleagh – Lake Somerset South-east Queensland Large water-supply storage Yes   S R
The Spit – Lake Somerset South-east Queensland Large water-supply storage Yes   S S + R
Brown Lake – Nth Stradbroke Island South-east Queensland Small dune lake No Acidic perched lake (pH 4.6 – 4.7) R R
Atkinson Dam South-east Queensland Small irrigation storage Yes   S S
Natural Arch South-east Queensland Upper catchment stream No Water temperature lowest of all sites R R
College's Crossing South-east Queensland Shallow river – release water from Wivenhoe Dam No   R R
Currumbin Rock Pool South-east Queensland Lower catchment stream No Dairy farms in catchment – faecal coliform counts often high R R
Bombah Broadwater Myall Lakes NSW Large saline enclosed lake Yes   S R
Myall Lake Myall Lakes NSW Large brackish water lake No   S S
Smith's Lake Myall Lakes NSW Small saline enclosed lake Yes   R R
Lake Coolmunda Southern Queensland Small irrigation storage Yes   S S
Hickory Point – Little Lake Harris Central Florida Chain of connected inland lakes Yes   S S
Manatee Springs North/central Florida Freshwater spring bulkhead No   R R
Fanning Springs North/central Florida Freshwater spring bulkhead No   R R
Lake Seminole West/central Florida Artificial lake in densely developed area Yes   S S
Doctors Lake North-east Florida Tidal influenced tributary lake of the St Johns River Yes   S S
Lake Cannon Central Florida Small urban lake Yes   S S
Lake Shipp Central Florida Small urban lake Yes   S S