A popular recreational sight for boating, fishing and swimming, all water activities are now prohibited due to an outbreak of cyanobacteria (blue-green algae). State actions for water quality improvement are underway including treatment of the polluted lake by replacing the bacteria with non-harmful algae and aeration. However, one of the primary causes of surplus nutrients entering the lake is the amount of farms in the watershed area. The Agriculture Dept. is addressing this problem.
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