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Rash of bug bites on river

Posted: Monday, July 21, 2014 11:25 pm

About a half dozen rivergoers received medical treatment for what authorities believe were bug bites while enjoying the Guadalupe River in Comal County, a spokesman with the Canyon Lake Fire/EMS said.

CLFEMS Chief Shawn Wherry said his EMS crews responded on Saturday to calls up and down the river’s banks.

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  • Wanderlost posted at 8:03 pm on Fri, Jul 25, 2014.

    Wanderlost Posts: 483

    We get flying ant swarms here at the lake about this time each year. For the most part, they're merely annoying. But to those with allergies, a reaction can definitely ruin one's day.

    Must go skim the ants off the pool again...

  • Sulphurbound posted at 1:20 pm on Wed, Jul 23, 2014.

    Sulphurbound Posts: 33

    Too much trash.

  • H2O posted at 7:51 am on Wed, Jul 23, 2014.

    H2O Posts: 116

    Could the skin reactions be caused by poor water quality after the rain?