Seneca Lake PURE WATERS Association
is here to Preserve, Protect, and Promote
Seneca Lake water quality for ALL who have
the privilege of knowing it.
As a non-profit organization, Pure Waters depends on memberships and donations to build programs
that work to resolve the diverse set of threats that Seneca Lake and its watershed residents face.
Learn more about what you can do to help.
HABs Season is Here!
Harmful algal blooms (HABs) can have severe environmental impacts and have been found in all 50 states. Here in the Finger Lakes, HABs season lasts from August through October and we kindly ask that you be on the lookout when using the lakes. Certain HABs can be toxic to both humans and their pets and have major negative impacts on aquatic ecosystems and the economy.
Not all HABs are toxic, but those that are can sicken or even kill humans and pets. So if you encounter green, scummy or foul smelling water, keep away and report your findings to our team at Seneca Pure Waters as soon as possible. If possible, please include your name, location, and a photo in your email to email@example.com or call the HABs hotline at 1.800.220.1609
CLICK HERE for more information about HABs
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