Special News 7/16/2010

BLUE-GREEN ALGAE BLOOM PROMPTS PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY AT LOVEWELL RESERVOIR

Avoid contact with water from reservoirLOVEWELL RESERVOIR -- The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is advising the public to avoid contact with water in Lovewell Reservoir, which is located in the northeast corner of Jewell County. KDHE has confirmed there is a toxic blue-green algae bloom in the reservoir, prompting a public s ... Read More


LOVEWELL RESERVOIR CLOSED, STATE PARK OPEN

Tests reveal blue-green algae bloom; access to water closed until further noticeLOVEWELL STATE PARK – Officials with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) have advised the public to avoid contact with water at Lovewell Reservoir in Jewell County. Tests show that blue-green algae blooming in the reservoir contain elevated levels ... Read More