Monitoring for harmful algae on April 18, 2023
GOOD NEWS: Sample analysis indicates that no harmful algal bloom is present. No Health Watch or Advisory is in effect.
Monitoring for harmful algae on April 17, 2023
BE CAREFUL: Possible toxic algae was observed at Decker Lake by a visitor on April 16 and by our monitoring team on April 17. The algae was observed in green and brown clumps floating on the water and near the shore. Samples were collected and results will be shared here as soon as available.
In the meantime, we recommend:
- Do not swim or wade in areas of algae
- Avoid areas of algae when boating
- Clean fish well and discard guts
- Keep animals away
- Don’t drink the water
- Know how to recognize the signs of a harmful algal bloom