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City getting goosed

Vets Lake worth restoring

Blame it on the geese choking the lake, lawn-care chemical run-off from nearby homes or shear age, but Veterans Memorial Lake has a serious problem with toxic blue-green algae. This has made the popular recreational area murky for years, and the solution to the issue remains just as clouded.
After several attempts to rid the lake of the nasty algae blooms, the Great Bend City Council voted last fall to hire an Englewood, Colo., consulting firm to make remediation suggestions. Monday night, the Council OKed the implementation of the plans presented by CH2M Hill.
This involves a multi-prong approach. Although ...


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