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Water Quality

3 Alerts
August 31, 2017 1:53 PM

Shellfishing? Check the DOH Shellfish Safety Map

Vibriosis Advisory: The DOH advises that all shellfish recreationally harvested from late May through September should be cooked thoroughly to avoid illness due to Vibriosis. Please read the Vibriosis Fact Sheet for more information.

August 17, 2017 11:33 AM

Gibbs Lake Closed Due to Toxin

High levels of the toxin microcystin were detected in a water sample taken from Gibbs Lake on Monday, August 14. The Lake is closed for fishing, boating, and swimming. Visitors are also urged to keep pets out of the water.

August 10, 2017

Anderson Lake toxin level high despite lack of visible bloom

The potent nerve toxin anatoxin-a remains above safe levels in Anderson Lake as of Monday, August 7, 2017. Washington State Parks is continuing the closure of the lake to boating, swimming and fishing. However, the appearance of the lake is deceiving: No...

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