Harmful Algal Bloom confirmed in the Village of Lake Placid

AWI has confirmed the presence of a harmful algal bloom (HAB) in Mirror Lake in the Village of Lake Placid, NY.  On Monday, November 9th, a concerned citizen contacted the Mirror Lake Watershed Association to report a suspicious algal bloom at the south end of the lake. A sample delivered to the AWI lab later that day was analyzed and confirmed the dominant algae to be a species cyanobacteria capable of producing cyanotoxins, harmful to people, pets, and wildlife.

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