A BLUE-green algae warning has been lifted from Green Lake near Horsham.
Horsham Rural City Council infrastructure director John Martin said tests of water samples has shown that the lake was safe for recreation activities.
Mr Martin said the results showed the level of blue-green algae has fallen below the level of concern.
“This allows the council to open the lake to swimming and boating,” Mr Martin said.
“Lake users are encouraged to be on the lookout for any areas of iridescent algae floating on the surface, and avoid these areas.”
Green Lake was closed on January 3 when moderate blue-green algae levels were detected.
Mr Martin said the council’s staff will continue to monitor the lake for the presence of toxic algae as more hot weather, conducive to algal growth is forecast for the weeks ahead.
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