July 20th 2022
In the Lake Siskiyou North Shore incident, after investigation and discussions, the green substance was an approved food-grade coloring used to test storm drains.
An excessive amount was used, which caused the concerning green color. Public Safety is our utmost concern, and maintaining transparency is imperative to the Siskiyou County Office of Emergency Services and Environmental Health. Please enjoy the water! Bryan Schenone, Director Siskiyou County Office of Emergency Services
July 19th 2022
Public Safety Notice
The North Shore of Lake Siskiyou's water has been contaminated.
Please, for your safety, STAY OUT OF THE WATER!
Stay tuned as water samples are tested, and more information becomes known.