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Posted 8/24/2018

Release no. 18-051

Public Affairs Office

VASSAR, Kan. - The U.S Army Corps of Engineers announce the Michigan Valley Park swim beach is back open after receiving negative test results for blue-green algae this week.

"The swim beach is back open. Officials are still monitoring the lake and have placed the Management Boat Ramp in a Watch status," says Scott Rice, operations manager for Pomona Lake. "We encourage visitors to be vigilant of lake signage and to understand conditions could change along with the weather."

Kansas Department of Health and Environment will continue to monitor these public waters and will update the status as conditions warrant. For more information contact the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Pomona Lake at (785) 453-2201.

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