Lake Alert for Lake Baldwin

February 13, 2023

City of Orlando- LAKE ALERT for Lake Baldwin

The  City of Orlando is issuing a Lake Alert for Lake Baldwin due to a harmful algal bloom. On February 6, 2023, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection retrieved water samples from Lake Baldwin and detected the presence of toxins deemed potentially unsafe per standards set by the Florida Department of Health. As a health precaution, the City of Orlando is advising that all residents cease water activities and irrigation from Lake Baldwin until further notice. The City will post updates via the Lake Alert system and at as they are made available. You can learn more about harmful algal blooms here:

The official toxin determination is obtained from Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s (FDEP) data, and until the levels are deemed safe by state standards, the Lake Alert will remain in effect as per the Florida Department of Health. Find current information about Florida’s water quality status and public health notifications for harmful algal blooms by visiting 

To report a bloom to FDEP, call the toll-free hotline at 855.305.3903


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