Little announces $8M for Lake Coeur d’Alene cleanup

Lake Coeur d'Alene
Lake Coeur d'Alene

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho – Governor Brad Little visited Coeur d’Alene Thursday to announce more than $8 million will go toward cleaning Lake Coeur d’Alene. 

The money is a part of Little’s “Leading Idaho” project, which looks to improve the water quality and health of water systems throughout the state. 

He says as more people pack into the Inland Northwest, it’s important to protect the area’s natural resources. 

Experts say the water is safe for now, but algae blooms, stormwater seepage and high phosphorous levels could change that. 

They say that this added investment will help make sure that families from all over will enjoy the lake for many more years to come. 

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