Kent issues toxic algae alert at Lake Fenwick

Avoid contact with the water

The city of Kent advises people and their pets to avoid contact with the Lake Fenwick water because of a high level of toxic algae.

City officials issued the alert Friday afternoon.

“Do not drink the water or engage in other water-contact activities such as fishing or wading until further notice,” according to the city.

Swimming is already prohibited at Lake Fenwick, 25828 Lake Fenwick Road. The city has a park at the lake.

For more information about toxic algae, go to nwtoxicalgae.org.

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