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Posted on: August 2, 2012

[ARCHIVED] Blue-Green Algae Spotted on Honeoye Lake

Blue-green algal blooms are currently present on Honeoye Lake, Ontario County. Blue-green algal blooms are currently present on Honeoye Lake, Ontario County. 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 and at this time, blooms have not been seen at the beach. Information regarding the beach can be found at http://townofrichmond.org/content/Parks/View/1

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