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Sloan’s Lake temporarily closed due to blue-green algae

Sloan’s Lake Temporarily Closed Due to Blue-Green Algae
Sloan’s Lake Temporarily Closed Due to Blue-Green Algae(Denver Parks and Recreation)
Published: Jul. 23, 2021 at 6:40 AM MDT
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DENVER, Colo. (KKTV) - The Denver Department of Public Health and Environment closed Sloan’s Lake due to the lake potentially having blue-green algae. All recreations related to water have also been prohibited, including fishing, wading, boating, and use of canoes, paddleboards, and kayaks.

Park visitors should not allow their kids or pets in or near the water.

City health experts say they expect the algae to remain for another month or until temperatures cool down. The lake will reportedly reopen when the “algae bloom and cyanotoxin levels drop”.

Signs of the lakes closure were reportedly placed in the area warning people about the potentially dangerous algae blooms.

This comes a few days after Pikeview Reservoir in Colorado Springs tested positive for the algae.

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