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Posted on: July 23, 2021

Gibbs Lake Closed due to Toxin

Gibbs Lake cyanobacteria bloom Danger Closed photo by Tim Weissman

July 23, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Public HealthMichael Dawson, Water Quality Manager360-385-9444 ext. 301

Port Townsend – High levels of the toxin microcystin were detected in a water sample taken from Gibbs Lake on Monday, July ...

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

Toxic Algae Blooms at Leland and Anderson Lakes


October 15, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Community HealthMichael Dawson, Water Quality Manager

Port Townsend – Fall blooms of cyanobacteria (also known as blue green algae) have resulted in rising toxin levels at two Jefferson County ...

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