Iowa health official issues warning about toxic algae blooms in Lake Geode

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Posted: Wednesday, July 31, 2013 12:00 am

DANVILLE, Iowa — A toxic algae bloom at Lake Geode in southeast Iowa has prompted a state environmental toxicologist to warn people to swim elsewhere.

Stuart Schmitz, an Iowa Department of Public Health environmental toxicologist, said the cyanobacteria algae are in full bloom in the 187-acre lake near Danville.

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