blue-green algae http://kmuw.org en Toxic Algae Warnings Issued For Seven Kansas Lakes http://kmuw.org/post/toxic-algae-warnings-issued-seven-kansas-lakes <p>Kansas health officials have issued warnings for seven lakes around the state because of toxic algae.</p><p>The KDHE said Thursday that high levels of toxic blue-green algae have been found at Chisolm Creek Park Lake in Sedgwick County, Marion Reservoir, Memorial Park Lake in Barton County, Milford Reservoir in Clay, Geary and Dickinson counties, Jewell State Fishing Lake, Lake Warnock in Atchison County and South Park Lake in Johnson County.</p><p>Warnings mean water conditions aren't safe for direct contact and that wading, skiing and swimming should be prohibited.</p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:23:26 +0000 Associated Press 37681 at http://kmuw.org Officials: Do Not Swim In These 5 Kansas Lakes http://kmuw.org/post/officials-do-not-swim-these-5-kansas-lakes <p>Kansas health officials say five Kansas lakes have dangerous levels of toxic algae.<br /><br />The Kansas Department of Health and Environment said Thursday high levels of toxic blue-green algae have been detected at the following lakes:</p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 12:04:31 +0000 Associated Press 24721 at http://kmuw.org 8 Lakes In Kansas You Need To Be Warned About http://kmuw.org/post/8-lakes-kansas-you-need-be-warned-about <p>Swimming, skiing and other direct water contact is banned at six Kansas lakes because of toxic blue-green algae.<br><br>The Kansas Department of Health and Environment says the lakes are:</p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 12:34:57 +0000 Associated Press 20753 at http://kmuw.org