Buckeye Lake Swimmers Warned Of Toxic Algae


UPDATED: Monday August 5, 2013 3:33 PM

A toxic alga has state officials warning some swimmers to stay out of Buckeye Lake.

Water samples taken last week detected a liver toxin that is produced by the algae.

Warning signs are posted at the Fairfield, Brooks Park and Crystal beaches.

Seniors, young children and those with compromised immune systems are advised to avoid the water.

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