State issues advisory for Dorena Lake

Officials say people should avoid swimming and activities like water skiing or power boating in areas where there are algae blooms.

Posted: Jun. 13, 2018 11:46 PM
Updated: Jun. 14, 2018 3:23 PM

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. -- The state health authority has issued a health advisory for Dorena Lake.

Officials say people should avoid swimming and activities like water skiing or power boating in areas where there are algae blooms.

You should not drink the water if you are camping or if you get water directly from the lake for your home.

Officials at the city of Cottage Grove say samples show there are no toxins in the city's drinking water at this time.

For more information on algae bloom advisories throughout the state, click here.

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