Heads Up! Open Water Swimmers and Green Lake Splashers – Parents of Kids and Dogs Who Get Wet at Green Lake

Visitors can check status at new water quality signs installed at five sites around the lake.

A portion of the May 13th Green Lake Community Council meeting was a review of toxins and health effects associated with algal scums that form at the edge of Green Lake, by Rhona Kaetzel, a toxicologist from Seattle/King County Dept of Public Health. Kathy Whitman, Parks Dept, explained new signs to be posted on water quality conditions. Sally Abella, King County Dept of Natural Resources, discussed monitoring issues and importance. The Community Council meets at the Hearthstone Residences, 6720 East Green Lake Way, N. at 7:00 pm on the second Wednesday of odd-numbered months.