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BLUE-GREEN ALGAE ALERT ISSUED FOR BROOKVILLE LAKE

(Union and Franklin County, IN)--Blue-green algae has shown up again this year in Brookville Lake.  Routine testing by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources has turned up high concentrations of algae at both Quakertown and Mounds Beach.  People who are in the lake for swimming, skiing, or tubing are now advised to shower afterward.  Other large area lakes, including Whitewater, Acton Lake at Hueston Woods, and Lakengren have shown no signs of concerning algae levels.