Chris Greene Lake

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Coordinates:Erioll world.svg.png 38°09′48″N 78°26′28″W / 38.1634°N 78.4410°W / 38.1634; -78.4410

Chris Greene Lake is a 53-acre lake in Albemarle County formed by a dam on Jacobs Run. It is open to swimming from Memorial Day to Labor Day. [1]

Algae bloom

An algae bloom formed in June 2018 following heavy rains in late May, leading to a temporary closure of the lake. [2] Albemarle will study the issue in 2019 to see if it occurs again.


Recreation

The lake is partially surrounded by Chris Greene Lake Park.


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References

  1. Web. Lake Algae Monitoring and Management for Chris Greene Lake, Request for Proposals, Albemarle County, retrieved March 26, 2019.
  2. Web. Algae bloom forces closure of Chris Greene Lake, Staff reports, News article, Daily Progress, June 15, 2018, retrieved July 11, 2018.