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Lagoon lowering and raising starting this Friday 23, July

The lagoon water temperatures are too high (around 76 degrees Fahrenheit). The dissolved oxygen levels are too low, which is harmful to wildlife and fish. And the high temperatures and low oxygen levels can cause toxic algae and bacteria growth. … Continue reading

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2021 Lagoon Lowering Dates

The planned schedule for 2021 is as follows: Thursday, April 1: start lowering lagoons Saturday, May 15: start refilling lagoons

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Lost kayak

A red kayak was found and has been put in the City of Alameda’s Public Works storage area. If you are the owner, you can call Public Works to claim it.

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Warning Signs Posted at Lagoons 1 & 2

Alameda Public Works notified AWLHOA of a sewer spill at 2019 Shoreline Drive (apartment building).   A portion of the spill made it to Lagoon 2 via a storm drain.   Water samples from Lagoons 1 & 2 are currently being tested.  … Continue reading

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Lagoon water quality status update

The City will be posting warning signs for Lagoons 3 and 5. Please stay out of the water in those lagoons until the warning signs are removed.

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Fecal Coliform levels high in lagoons 3, 4, and 5

The City will be posting warning signs. Please stay out of the water in those lagoons until the warning signs are removed.

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Lagoon water samples are in normal ranges

Fecal Coliform levels are back to normal in lagoon #3.

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Fecal Coliform count high in lagoon #3

The City has posted signs on this lagoon.

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Lagoon water quality good

Water quality testing indicates the water quality in all the lagoons is good.

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Toxic algae in Lagoon #3

Lagoon #3 between Willow St and Park St (across from the street from the South Shore shopping center) has toxic algae. The City will post signs there. Lagoon #3 is the smallest and shallowest of the lagoons, which means the … Continue reading

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