Few things are more inviting or soothing than fresh lake water. Wading in the cool water at the shore delights young and old alike and the thrill of diving into deep, calm water and gracefully rising to the surface is unmatchable. But like many beautiful, enticing gifts of nature, a number of lakes around the world pose lethal danger. The risks don’t come from creatures lurking in the shadows of the perimeters but from gases and radiation, sometimes caused by human error, but mostly the result of Mother Nature’s less than nurturing alter ego.
Lake of the Ozarks