WORCESTER – The Worcester Department of Public Works & Parks [DPW] announced that Indian Lake will receive treatment to control the growth of harmful, toxin-producing algae on Tuesday, August 25.
In the announcement made on Monday, August 24, DPW warned that that all residents should stay out of the water, discontinue boat use and fishing and keep all pets out of the water for the day.
The treatment of Indian Lake is an application of copper sulfate. According to DPW, “the application of copper sulfate is a common practice to maintain a healthy lake and poses minimal risk to humans and animals after application is complete.”
Indian Lake is expected to reopen on Wednesday, August 26.