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1,000 Hands Update

Some in the community have asked whether the 1,000 Hands Project is still on, in light of the recent Golf Fire incident. The answer is an emphatic, “yes.”

Update info

Algae blooms at Austin Park in Clearlake.

Cyanobacteria Concern

The most recent results reflect testing largely conducted on August 5th, and four areas of Clear Lake demonstrated concerning levels of cyanotoxins, which are produced by blue-green algae.

Cyanobacteria info

Mosquito feeding on person

Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile

Two mosquito samples collected in Lake County tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV) this week. The mosquitoes, Culex tarsalis (western encephalitis mosquito), were collected near Lower Lake on August 6, 2019.

West Nile info

Shelf filled with Household Hazardous Waste

Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off

The next free household hazardous waste drop off event will be held Friday and Saturday, August 16 and 17 at Lake County Waste Solutions Transfer Station and Recycling Yard, 230 Soda Bay Rd, Lakeport. Hours will be from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

Drop-Off info