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Spirit Lake is pictured with visual indication of harmful algae blooms, which has been confirmed by recent water sampling.

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Health advisories issued for Spirit, Cocolalla lakes
September 1, 2022 1 a.m.

Health advisories issued for Spirit, Cocolalla lakes

Health advisories were issued Wednesday for Cocolalla Lake in Bonner County and Spirit Lake in Kootenai County. The advisories are based on recent water sampling that indicates the presence of cyanobacteria, also known as harmful algae bloom or blue-green algae, and they were issued by Panhandle Health District in collaboration with the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare and the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality.