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Posted on: July 8, 2013

[ARCHIVED] Blue-Green Algae on Honeoye Lake

Blue Green Algae

Blue green algae has been detected on Honeoye Lake. Exposure to algal blooms can cause adverse health effects. Residents are advised to avoid contact with blooms by not swimming, boating, jet skiing or bathing in water where the bloom is present. It is also advised to keep pets away from bloom exposure. Please see the link below for additional information regarding blue-green Algae.

The town of Richmond monitors Sandy Bottom Beach daily. For updates about beach closings, go to or go back to the Public Health Home Page and click on "Quick Links."

What is blue-green algae?
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