Senator Schumer addresses threat to local lakes

CHENANGO COUNTY Those looking to swim or drink from lakes in New York State this spring and summer should beware of algae blooms that are present in almost 100 bodies of water in the state. While unsightly and undesirable, the blue-green algae blooms can also have averse health effects as they produce the toxin cyanotoxin. Two of these lakes are in Chenango County Chenango Lake and Echo Lake. Chenango Lake is listed as a source for drinking water.

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