October 6, 2022

Ford County Lake closed due to harmful green algae


FORD COUNTY – The KDHE has closed the Ford County Lake effective immediately, due to a harmful green algae bloom.

The algae can cause humans and animals to get sick.

The KDHE says the lake will be closed to activities such as swimming or wadding, water contact, and jet skiing.

The KDHE says if you make contact with the dangerous water, to follow these steps

  • Wash with a clean, potable water
  • Call your doctor or veterinarian