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    Question Canadian River Mysteriously turns Bright Green

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    Wednesday, 05 January 2011
    Horrified nature-lovers at Goldstream Provincial Park watched as the Goldstream River turned bright green late Wednesday afternoon.

    The fluorescent green colouring appeared to start about 500 metres on the Victoria side of the entrance to the park and, over the course of an hour, the substance flowed down into the environmentally sensitive estuary.

    By 5:30 p.m. the river, known for its dramatic salmon runs, eagles and other wildlife, was back to its normal colour.

    Ministry of Environment teams were immediately sent to the area to investigate and members of Langford Fire Department collected samples for analysis.

    No dead fish or animals had been found by early evening.

    Earlier in the day a fountain beside Veterans Memorial Parkway in Langford also turned bright green, said Langford Fire Chief Bob Beckett.
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    Re: Canadian River Mysteriously turns Bright Green

    Quote Originally Posted by The Giant Noodle View Post
    Algae? As Alice said, "curiouser and curiouser"


    edit to add: http://www.bclocalnews.com/vancouver...112634239.html
    The substance that turned Goldstream River bright green is a non-toxic dye, Ministry of Environment officials confirmed Friday.
    Test results confirmed the presence of fluorescein in the water. The non-toxic dye comes in a powdered form and can be purchased online
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    Re: Canadian River Mysteriously turns Bright Green

    I sorta figured it would be a prank. It looks exactly like when they dye the Chicago River for St. Patty's Day.
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    Re: Canadian River Mysteriously turns Bright Green

    FD&C Green most likely

    I deal with blue and orange versions that dye every so months. You do not want to get it on your hands/skin or you are blue for days.

    I do however want to put some of the powder dye in someones hard hat before they work
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