Tag Archives: Blue-Green Algae

Jamesville Beach Closed for Swimming Due to Visual Presence of Algal Bloom

The Onondaga County Health Department announced today that Jamesville Beach located in the Town of LaFayette is closed for swimming due to the visual presence of an algal bloom. Water sampling will be conducted to confirm there are no toxins before the beach is reopened. Please note that although closed for swimming, the park’s other… Read more >

Clift Park and Skaneateles Country Club Beaches Reopened for Swimming

The Onondaga County Health Department announced today that the Clift Park and Skaneateles Country Club beaches located in the Town of Skaneateles are open again for swimming following satisfactory laboratory test results. The beaches were closed on Tuesday due to visual presence of an algal bloom that has since dissipated. As a reminder, algae findings… Read more >

Clift Park and Skaneateles Country Club Beaches Closed Due to Visual Presence of Algal Bloom

The Onondaga County Health Department announced today that the Clift Park and Skaneateles Country Club beaches located in the Town of Skaneateles will be closed for swimming due to the visual presence of an algal bloom. This step is being taken as a precaution and is the protocol of the Onondaga County Health Department. Water… Read more >

Testing for Blue-Green Algae at Skaneateles Lake Ending

The Health Department reported today that testing for blue-green algae in Skaneateles Lake is now complete.  Onondaga County Health Commissioner Dr. Indu Gupta explained, “There have been three consecutive rounds of testing done which have indicated non-detectable levels of toxin at all points where sampling occurred. Based on these results, the fact that there have… Read more >

Blue-Green Algae Update: Skaneateles Lake

Onondaga County Health Commissioner Dr. Indu Gupta announced today that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) has confirmed that algal blooms found along the shore of Skaneateles Lake contain elevated levels of toxin. The Onondaga County Health Department, New York State, the City of Syracuse, and the Town of Skaneateles are continuously… Read more >

Blue-Green Algae Advisory Issued for Skaneateles Lake

Onondaga County Health Department has issued a Blue-Green Algae Advisory for Skaneateles Lake. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) has confirmed the presence of blue-green algae in the lake. People and their pets should avoid contact with any algae blooms, surface scums, and colored water. Blue-green algae blooms can turn the water… Read more >

Blue-Green Algae Advisory Issued for Hiawatha Lake

Onondaga County Health Department has issued a Blue-Green Algae Advisory for Hiawatha Lake located in Onondaga Park in the City of Syracuse. This advisory was issued because a blue-green algae bloom has been identified in the lake; although this is not a public swimming area, people and their pets should avoid contact with any algae… Read more >

Two Public Beaches Closed Due to Blue-Green Algae

The Onondaga County Health Department announced today that Oneida Shores Beach and Joseph F. William Memorial Park Beach, both in the Town of Cicero, will be closed to swimming due to dense algae bloom containing blue-green algae. Swimming will not be allowed until further notice. Blue-green algal blooms can turn the water green and can… Read more >

Blue-Green Algae Blooms in Oneida

DEPARTMENT: Health Department                           For Further Information Please Call:                                                                                           Russell Nemecek DATE: July 17, 2012                                                     (315) 435-6623 ******* FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ******* Blue-Green Algae Blooms in Oneida River   Onondaga County Health Commissioner Dr. Cynthia B. Morrow has issued a Blue-Green Algae Advisory for the Oneida River. This advisory was issued because a blue-green algae bloom… Read more >