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Posted on: September 20, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Evergreen Lake Closed Due to Algae Issues

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CARBONDALE – Evergreen Lake is currently closed due to potentially harmful algae in the water; this algae is a temporary problem, typically caused by hot dry weather.

During this time, fishing, boating and swimming are NOT permitted. People and pets are asked to avoid contact with the water until further notice. 

If you have questions or would like additional information, call the Water Treatment Plant at (618) 457-3240.

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