12/28 UPDATE: The City of Orlando has lifted the Lake Alert for Lake Estelle.

The Florida Department of Health has just issued a Health Alert for Lake Estelle after finding the presence of harmful blue-green algal toxins in the water on December 1.

The Lake Alert will remain in effect until the levels are deemed safe by state standards and all water contact activities must cease until further notice, including irrigation.

To report a bloom to FDEP, call the toll-free hotline at 855.305.3903

Brendan O'Connor

Editor in Chief of Bungalower.com

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