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.”
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.
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.
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.