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Posted on: June 27, 2022

Discovery Bay Shellfish Closure

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael Dawson, Water Quality ManagerJefferson County Public Health360-385-9444 ext. 301

Discovery Bay Shellfish Closure 

Port Townsend, WA. Recent shellfish samples taken from Discovery Bay contained elevate...

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

Quilcene and Dabob Bay Shellfish Closure

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael Dawson, Water Quality ManagerJefferson County Public Health360-385-9444 ext. 301

Port Townsend, WA. Recent shellfish samples taken from Quilcene Bay contained elevated levels of the marine biotoxin that cause...

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

Anderson Lake High in Toxin

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April 29, 2022

For Immediate Release 

Contact: Michael DawsonWater Quality ManagerJefferson County Public Health(360) 385-9444  

ANDERSON LAKE HIGH IN TOXIN

Port Townsend, WA  Elevated levels of the potent nerve toxin anatoxin-a we...

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

Toxic Algae Blooms at Leland and Anderson Lakes

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October 15, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Community HealthMichael Dawson, Water Quality Manager

Port Townsend – Fall blooms of cyanobacteria (also known as blue green algae) have resulted in rising toxin levels at two Jefferson County ...

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