Algae Bloom notice in Niagara Falls

Aug 20, 2016

Niagara Falls mayor Paul Dyster has issued a Bloom Notice for a portion of Hyde Park Lake.

A potentially harmful Blue-Green Algae Bloom was discovered in the upper-eastern portion of the lake near Gill Creek. Exposure to the bloom can be harmful to people and to pets. Authorities are monitoring the situation.

Credit WBFO File Photo / WBFO

The bloom can be identified by an appearance similar to paint or pea soup.