Swimming, skiing and other direct water contact is banned at six Kansas lakes because of toxic blue-green algae.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment says the lakes are:
At two other Kansas lakes, officials are discouraging direct contact with the water. Those lakes are Marion Reservoir in Marion County and Milford Lake in Dickinson and Geary counties.
The KDHE wants visitors to these lakes to keep pets from drinking the contaminated water and to thoroughly clean any fish that are caught.