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Lake Lonsdale algae

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Locals warned to be careful around Lake Lonsdale

GWMWater has advised the public to avoid direct contact with water in Lake Lonsdale near Stawell after detecting levels of blue-green algae above levels considered safe for recreational use.

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The corporation has advised that people could still boat, sightsee and take part in other activities at the lake that do not involve direct water contact.

Warning signs are up at major recreational areas around the lake and will remain in place while there are elevated levels of blue-green algae.

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