Diamond Lake free of algae

A health advisory prompted by high algae levels found in Diamond Lake  was lifted last week by Oregon Public Health and Jackson County Health Department officials. The advisory went into effect July 15.

Oregon Public Health advises people who recreate in Oregon water bodies to always be alert to signs of algae blooms. People and their pets should avoid water contact if there are visible clumps of algae in the water. 

For local information contact the Diamond Lake Ranger District office at 541-498-2531 or 541-793-3310 weekends, or www.fs.fed.us/r6/umpqua/.

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