Current Advisories/Warnings

PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY LEVELS: KDHE may issue two levels of public health protection notifications: a Public Health Advisory or Public Health Warning. These notification levels are determined by the concentration of a harmful toxin(s) or the concentration of cyanobacteria cell counts.

Public Health Advisory--

  • Notifies public that a hazardous condition exists
  • Signs should be posted at all public access locations
  • Water may be unsafe for humans/animals
  • Discourage contact

Public Health Warning-

  • Notifies public that conditions are unsafe
  • Water contact should not occur
  • All conditions of Advisory remain in effect

Warning Sign
  • BELLEVILLE CITY LAKE (Rocky Pond), Republic County
  • CHISHOLM CREEK PARK LAKE (North), Sedgwick County
  • LAKE WARNOCK (Atchison City Lake), Atchison County
  • MARION RESERVOIR (Separate from Marion County Lake), Marion County
  • MEMORIAL PARK LAKE (Veteran's Lake), Barton County
  • MILFORD RESERVIOR, North of Farnum Creek
  • SOUTH PARK LAKE, Johnson County

Advisory Sign
  • Milford Reservoir South of Farnum Creek