Carbondale, Ill. lake closed due to algae issues

Evergreen Lake closed due to harmful algae

CARBONDALE, Ill. (KFVS) - A lake is closed due to potentially harmful algae in the water.

People and pets are asked to avoid contact with the water at Evergreen Lake until further notice. Fishing, boating and swimming are not permitted.

According to the City of Carbondale, the algae is a temporary problem. It’s typically caused by hot, dry weather.

If you have any questions, you can contact the Water Treatment Plant at 618-457-3240.

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