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Water Quality Update for October 8, 2021

Lakewide Bloom Event on Canandaigua Lake  Many areas around the lake impacted by harmful algae blooms This week, we experienced a significant harmful algal bloom event on Canandaigua Lake. Blooms  extended along the vast majority of the shoreline, as well

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Water Quality Update for October 5, 2021

Although we are in-between our regularly scheduled Friday updates, we wanted to report that we have been seeing harmful algae blooms along the shoreline the last two days. Conditions have been relatively calm, but a subtle northeast wind means we

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Water Quality Update for October 1, 2021

We are in the final days of the Volunteer Shoreline Harmful Algae Bloom Program, with an official end date of Sunday, October 3rd. Next Friday will be our last weekly water quality update. We hope you have found these weekly

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Water Quality Update for September 24, 2021

Reports this week so far (Week of Monday, September 20 – Sunday, September 26):  18 surveys performed  2 Suspicious Blooms   Welcome to the 13th edition of your Friday Water Quality Update!  These updates are crafted in partnership with CLWA and

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Water Quality Update for September 17, 2021

In this issue: Water Quality Update for 9/17/2021 Reminder to Clean, Drain, Dry!   Reminder: DEC Gill Netting    So far this week:  33 surveys performed  2 Confirmed Blooms (occurred on September 13th, September 14th)  Welcome to the 12th edition of

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Canandaigua Lakefront Residents Make a Difference with Wide Adoption of LED Flares for 2021 Ring of Fire

LED flares light up the night during the Canandaigua Lake Ring of Fire celebration on September 4, 2021. Photo credit: Gregory Wolfe, Aerial Photography of Rochester   Canandaigua Lakefront Residents Make a Difference with Wide Adoption of LED Flares for

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Water Quality Update for September 10, 2021

In this issue: Water Quality Update for 9/10/2021 Thank You for Lighting up the Lake with LED Flares!  Reminder: DEC Gill Netting     So far this week:  27 surveys performed  No Blooms Reported Welcome to the 11th edition of

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Water Quality Update for September 3, 2021

Water Quality Update for September 3, 2021 Monitoring of Public Drinking Water Systems Recent rains and duckweed DEC Gill Netting: Keep an eye our for the orange buoys So far this week: 22 surveys performed No Blooms reported Current Lake

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Water Quality Update for August 27, 2021

Welcome to your Friday Water Quality Update! The good news is that the vast majority of our 10,500 acre lake and 36 miles of shoreline remains free of significant concentrations of blue green algae (cyanobacteria).  As of  3 pm today

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Kershaw Swim Beach Closed

Kershaw Swim Beach was closed on Saturday, August 21st due to the presence of blue green algae. The City of Canandaigua staffing informs us that it will remain closed the rest of the season due to staffing issues. The dog

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