Oxford working to remove heavy algae bloom from Lake Patsy

The City of Oxford is working with biologists to remove a “heavy algae bloom” from Lake Patsy.

Posted: Sep 17, 2019 5:12 PM

OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA) - The City of Oxford is working with biologists to remove a “heavy algae bloom” from Lake Patsy.

The city posted the alert Tuesday afternoon to its social media accounts.

Lake Patsy is in Pat Lamar Park which is less than a mile southwest of the University-Oxford Airport.

According to the city, this fix is a multi-phase project and will take some time to eliminate the bloom.

Crews are using non-toxic chemicals, according to the city, but urge people to avoid the lake.

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