Scott County, KANSAS – According to the statement, a warning status indicates that conditions are unsafe for human and pet exposure. Dear Kansans, any contact with the waterbody should be avoided. Officials also said that when a warning is issued, they recommend the following precautions be taken:
- Lake water is not safe to drink for pets or livestock.
- Lake water, regardless of blue-green algae status, should never be consumed by humans.
- Water contact should be avoided.
- Fish may be eaten if they are rinsed with clean water and only the fillet portion is consumed, while all other parts are discarded.
- Do not allow pets to eat dried algae.
- If lake water contacts skin, wash with clean water as soon as possible.
- Avoid areas of visible algae accumulation.
- Colwich City Lake, Sedgwick County
- Crystal Lake, Anderson County (Added on June 30)
- Ford County Lake, Ford County
- Garnett Lake (north), Anderson County
- Jerry Ivey Pond, Saline County
- Lake Scott State Park, Scott County (Added on June 30)
- Marion Reservoir, Marion County (Elevated on June 30)
- Milford Lake Zone C, Geary and Clay County
- Norton Lake, Norton County (Elevated on July 1)
- Parsons Lake, Neosho County (Added on June 30)
- Riggs Park Lake, Sedgwick County (Added on June 30)
- Gathering Pond, Geary County
- Lake Shawnee, Shawnee County (Lowered on June 30)
- Melvern Lake, Osage County (Added on June 30)
- Milford Lake Zone B, Geary County
- Pomona Lake, Osage County (Added on June 30)