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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    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 - 1:20 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 - 1:00 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
    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - 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 ...
    07/2/2012 - 3:53 am | View Link
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  • Blue-Green Algae (BGA) Blooms
    Blue-Green Algae (BGA) Blooms. PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY LEVELS: KDHE may issue two levels of public health protection notifications: a Public Health Watch or Public ...
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  • Harmful Algal Blooms (HAB)
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    05/1/2016 - 12:10 pm | View Website
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    In the beginning were blue-green algae. When life began on Earth, the carbon dioxide level in our atmosphere was probably 100 times greater than it is today.
    05/1/2016 - 3:20 am | View Website
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