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July 18, 2019-PDF Edition

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Notice rescinded

Public drinking water notice rescinded for City of Carbondale

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a Public Drinking Water Notice for the City of Carbondale. The notice was issued because of low levels of Microcystin, a blue-green algae toxin being detected in the drinking water. While the levels and water remained acceptable for drinking, food preparation and household uses, the EPA and KDHE believed it was important to inform consumers.

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E. coli at Melvern Lake

Outlet Park Beach closed at Melvern Lake

MELVERN — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Melvern Lake announce the immediate closure of Outlet Park Beach due to elevated levels of E. coli bacteria, which could cause health risks.

The beach will be closed until further notice and will re-open as soon as E. coli have returned to safe levels. Corps officials will have the water at the beach tested again Sunday, June 30, to determine whether the beach can be opened for the holiday weekend.

Camping and other activities will not be affected.

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