Honeoye Lake beach the latest to close due to blue-green algae

Sandy Bottom Beach in Richmond is closed for swimming because of the presence of blue-green algae in Honeoye Lake, according to Ontario County Public Health. During prolonged hot weather, algae can become abundant, discoloring water and forming scums, particularly in warm, shallow areas. Because some blue-green algae produce toxins that pose health risks to people and animals, people, pets and …

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