Lovewell's blue-green algae has been downgraded
September 3, 2020
Thursday the blue-green algae warning for Lovewell Reservoir was downgraded to a watch. A watch means blue-green algae have been detected and a harmful algal bloom is present or likely to develop. People are encouraged to avoid areas of algae accumulation and keep pets and livestock away from the water. During the watch status, KDHE recommends the following precautions be taken:
Water may be unsafe for humans and animals.
Avoid areas of algae accumulation and do not let people or pets eat dried or drink contaminated water.
Swimming, wading, skiing and jet skiing are discouraged near visi...