Fish & Rivers
Sun July 20, 2014
Update - Warning To Avoid Willamette River Lifted
Lane County Emergency Management has been notified by the Department of Environmental Quality the lab results for the water samples taken from the confluence of the Springfield Mill Race and Willamette River at Island Park down to Alton Baker Park do not show any past or present public health threat. The advisory to stay out of the water has been canceled as of Sunday (7/20) morning.
An abnormal number of fish deaths prompted the State of Oregon to warn people from eating the fish or going in the water Friday. The cause of the fish deaths is still unknown.
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