Blue-green algae keeps Madison beaches closed

Blue-green algae keeps Madison beaches closed
Courtesy Benjamin Bice

A blue-green algae bloom in lakes Monona and Mendota have kept several beaches closed over the weekend.

If a water test shows concerning results of blue-green algae, Public Health of Madison and Dane County will close the beach until levels return to normal.

CLOSED BEACHES

BB Clarke on Lake Monona

Esther on Lake Monona

Olbrich on Lake Monona

The James Madison and Tenney beaches and Memorial Union pier were reopened Monday morning.