Cyanobacteria warning lifted for Kitsap Lake

Cyanobacteria warning lifted for Kitsap Lake

Warning had been in place since August 27

On Wednesday, the Kitsap Public Health District lifted the cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) warning for Kitsap Lake that was issued Aug. 27.

Residents who live near lakes and people visiting lakes are encouraged to watch for cyanobacteria blooms, according to a release from the Health District. Contact Kitsap Public Health at 360-728-2235 if you observe a bloom or notice any of the following conditions:

  • Large number of dead fish
  • Sudden or unexplained sickness or death of a pet that had contact with water
  • A person who had contact with the water experiencing skin rash, dizziness or weakness, respiratory allergy, abdominal pain, diarrhea, or vomiting

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