Toxic Algae Blooms Keep Four Kansas Lakes Closed

Four Kansas lakes remain closed because of high levels of toxic algae. Lake management officials have posted warning signs prohibiting recreational activity at the lakes, which include Marion Reservoir in Marion County, Old Herington City Lake in Dickinson County, Logan City Lake in Phillips County and Memorial Veterans Lake in Barton County.

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  • Feds plan new guidelines on toxic algae in lakes, rivers
    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — New national guidelines are being developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to protect swimmers and kayakers from the growing threats posed by toxic algae in lakes and rivers ... Harmful algae blooms have been expanding ...
    11/27/2015 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Feds plan new guidelines on toxic algae in lakes, rivers
    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — New national guidelines are being developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to protect swimmers and kayakers from the growing threats posed by toxic algae in lakes and rivers ... Harmful algae blooms have been expanding ...
    11/26/2015 - 6:20 am | View Link
  • State warns of toxic algae blooms in six lakes including Milford
    Milford Lake is one of six Kansas Lakes state health officials say has high levels of toxic blue-green algae. The Kansas Dept. of Health and Environment says the lakes will not be closed but people and pets should avoid contact with the water. Also on the ...
    07/24/2015 - 9:00 am | View Link
  • Family Planning Can Help Keep Our Lakes Blue
    Blue-green algae – also called cyanobacteria – loves fertilizer. It grows so much that ponds and lakes turn pea soup green. The blooms suck up all the oxygen. Other plants and fish die. So too do other animals. This summer, a Kansas rancher lost 22 ...
    10/19/2012 - 2:42 am | View Link
  • In Summer, Toxic Blue-Green Algae Blooms Plague Freshwater
    “The conclusion was he had encephalitis from algae ... Kansas State University conservatively puts the annual cost of freshwater algal blooms at well over a billion dollars from lost recreation and depressed property values. Cyanobacteria occur naturally ...
    09/16/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Toxic Algae Blooms Keep Some Kansas Lakes Closed Over Fourth
    High levels of toxic algae are closing several Kansas lakes heading into the Fourth of July holiday. Lake management officials have posted warning signs prohibiting recreational activities at four lakes. They are the Marion Reservoir in Marion County ...
    07/2/2012 - 2:39 am | View Link
  • Toxic algae blooms close four Kansas lakes
    High levels of toxic algae are closing several Kansas lakes heading into the Fourth of July holiday. The Kansas City Star reported that lake management officials have posted warning signs prohibiting recreational activities at four lakes. They are the ...
    07/1/2012 - 6:49 pm | View Link
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  • Blue-Green Algae
    Blue-green algae, also called cyanobacteria, occurs naturally in many lakes and rivers around the world and have been found in parts of lakes Mead and Mohave.
    02/9/2016 - 5:19 pm | View Website
  • Special Report: Spirulina Part 1 Origins and Biology ...
    Spirulina is the immortal descendent of the first photosynthetic life form. Beginning 3.5 billion years ago, blue-green algae created our oxygen atmosphere so other ...
    02/8/2016 - 3:19 pm | View Website
  • In summer, toxic blue-green algae blooms plague freshwater ...
    Every summer as temperatures rise, blooms of cyanobacteria turn lakes and rivers intense green and coat their surfaces with putrid-smelling blue-green algae. In ...
    02/5/2016 - 10:07 am | View Website
  • Nutrient Pollution | US EPA
    Warming water, droughts and sea level rise can make harmful algal blooms worse. >Find out how a changing climate might lead to more algae
    02/4/2016 - 4:28 pm | View Website
  • Blue-Green Algae (BGA) Blooms
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  • The Blue-Green Algae (Cyanobacteria)
    Poisonous blue-greens occur in ponds and lakes throughout the world. In Canada, they primarily occur in the prairie provinces. Poisoning has caused the death of cows ...
    02/4/2016 - 1:55 am | View Website
  • 7 Kansas lakes under blue-green algae warnings | KSN-TV
    TOPEKA, Kansas – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment samples publicly accessible bodies of water for cyanobacteria, commonly called blue-green algae ...
    07/17/2014 - 12:41 pm | View Website
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