Toxic algae that’s deadly to pets pops up in Colorado Springs lake
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The city of Colorado Springs closed one of its lakes due to concerns over toxic algae. The "blue-green" algae is a naturally occurring event that popped up in Prospect Lake at Memorial Park. “We had a good chunk of fish die off because of it,” said Erik Rodriguez, an environmental, health and safety specialist with the city of Colorado Springs.