WINDSOR, Colo. (CBS4) – Windsor Lake is open to the general public once more after it was closed for unsafe ranges of algae micro organism. The lake was closed on July 23.
City officers say, per pointers from the Colorado Division of Public Well being and Setting, the water needed to have two consecutive assessments displaying secure working ranges earlier than they reopened the lake. They add they submitted a 3rd take a look at simply to make sure.
“Whereas we take further precautionary steps, it is very important keep in mind that Windsor Lake additionally serves as an irrigation lake, and with each outside physique of water comes uncontrolled pure hazards. Subsequently, we encourage individuals to swim at their very own danger,” stated Kendra Martin, Parks, Recreation & Tradition operations and amenities supervisor.
Our bodies of water in Colorado can shut on account of unsafe ranges of blue-green algae which officers say is micro organism that multiplies shortly within the span of a number of days of sizzling climate.
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