These advisories are no longer in effect.
Toxic blue-green algae advisories are in effect at Deep Lake, Black Lake, Long Lake, Scott Lake, and Pattison Lake.
When there is a toxic algae bloom, people are advised to:
- Avoid contact with the lake.
- Keep pets out of the water.
- If fishing, catch and release is the safest practice.
Learn about blue-green algae from this previous blog post, Blue-green Algae Blooms.
A list of advisories is kept up-to-date on the Swimming in Thurston County web page.