People living along the shores of Lake Champlain are taking note of the problems Toledo, Ohio has faced with water contaminated by toxic algae. That’s because the same blue green algae appears in parts of the local lake each summer.
The public is being urged to avoid two water bodies within the city of Albany.
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has identified that Washington Park Lake and Buckingham Pond have been infected with Blue-Green Algae Bloom. Both lake and pond are located in heavily-trafficked populated areas.
Residents should be aware of the following guidelines: