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Prospect Lake reopens for recreational use in Memorial Park

Prospect Lake in Memorial Park is reopen to recreational use as of today (Friday, Sept. 4). The reopening follows a nearly 12-week closure due to elevated levels of microcystin toxin, which is produced by cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae. The Parks, Recreational, and Cultural Services Department will continue to regularly monitor and keep the community informed of current water conditions. It will also continue to apply the enzyme-based treatment, which was first applied in May 2020 and sought after blue-green algae closed Prospect Lake from August-October 2019. Read more at https://coloradosprings.gov/…/prospect-lake-reopens-recreat…

Prospect Lake reopens for recreational use in Memorial Park

Lake had been closed since June due to elevated levels of microcystin toxin

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