Note that the Devils Lake Water Improvement District samples for microcystin, which is just one of the toxins blue-green algae can produce, and thus other toxins may exist.
While this advisory is in effect:
Do not drink lake water.
Avoid swimming or waterskiing in areas of scum.
Keep pets away.
Clean fish well and discard guts.
Avoid areas of scum when boating
Note: Call your doctor or veterinarian if you or your animals have sudden or unexplained sickness or signs of poisoning.
This Water Contact Advisory will remain in effect until further notice. Sampling will be done periodically. For more information visit the HABS section of our Water Quality Page.
Paul Robertson, Lake Manager
P:(541) 994-5330 E:Lake.Manager@DLWID.org www.DLWID.org