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Vets one of five Kansas lakes under algae warning

TOPEKA – In a report released by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment Wednesday afternoon, Veterans Memorial Lake in Great Bend remains under an public health warning for high levels of toxic blue-green algae.
 A warning is the most severe category and means high levels of toxic blue-green algae have been detected and that water conditions are unsafe and direct water contact (wading, skiing and swimming) is prohibited. The agency can also issue an advisory which means a hazardous condition exists and water activities may be safe, but contact with water is strongly discouraged for people, pets and livestock.
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