Oklahoma lakes tested for blue-green algae for Labor Day visitors

The U.S. Corps of Engineers is testing Oklahoma lakes for blue-green algae blooms. All test results are posted on a new website. And Smokey Bear is reminding campers the burn ban is still in effect statewide.

BY ROBERT MEDLEY Published: August 30, 2012
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Low lake levels and blue-green algae could be a concern at some Oklahoma lakes for Labor Day weekend, but most lakes are clear for swimming and boating, officials said.

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Holiday information

State parks will be busy during the Labor Day holiday weekend:

• All cabins are booked.

• Golf courses are open and available for play. Call in advance (866) 602-4653 for tee times or book online at TravelOK.com.

• RV and tent campgrounds are open and available. The campgrounds with full hookups for RVs (water, electric and sewer) will fill quickly.

• For the updated information on blue-green algae warnings or lake information, go to www.checkmyoklake.com.

Source: Oklahoma State Parks

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