County Monitoring Harmful Algal Blooms In Chautauqua, Findley Lakes

MAYVILLE – Monitoring and sampling efforts for harmful algal blooms or HABs are ongoing at affected lakes in Chautauqua County, according to County Executive George Borrello’s office. 
Chautauqua Lake – Widespread harmful algal blooms have been confirmed in the South Basin and small isolated blooms have been confirmed in the North Basin, however no public beaches are closed due to HABs per the office.
Findley Lake – Widespread harmful algal blooms have been confirmed throughout the lake.
HAB conditions can change rapidly. Use caution when entering the water where an active bloom is present. Do not ingest the water. Closely watch children and pets. If exposed to algae, wash off immediately.
For more information about HABs and general beach status updates visit http://www.co.chautauqua.ny.us/248/Blue-Green-Algae and http://chautauqua.ny.us/246/Beach-Closings

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  1. Ashville Bay is struggling now a agal bloom in their backyard. For pete sakes treat the lake before the tourists figure out how bad the water has become .

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