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Lake Macbride staff warns of higher levels of toxins in water

SOLON, Iowa. (IOWA CITY PRESS-CITIZEN) – Lake Macbride State Park officials are warning visitors to not swim in the water.

According to Iowa City Press-Citizen, park officials detected higher levels of toxins last week indicating blue-green algae.

Officials issued the same warning though out the summer season last year because of higher levels of E. coli.

Officials say the blue-green algae could last for weeks, or it might have already passed.

The warning is issued for all beaches, although algae may not always be present at every beach.

Leslie Stone

News Content Producer

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