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SLPWA Urges US Army to Cleanup Reeder Creek

In comments submitted last week to the US Army and the US Environmental Protection Agency regarding the Final Proposed Remedial Action Plan for the Seneca Army Depot Munitions Sites, Seneca Lake Pure Water Association (SLPWA) requested that steps be taken to identify and remove the source(s) of phosphorus, coliform and E. coli which are polluting Reeder Creek, Seneca Lake and other downstream waterways.

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As we approach the end of 2016, we ask you to consider making a contribution to support the efforts of Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association to preserve, sustain, and improve the quality of Seneca Lake for future generations. With the financial support of the greater Seneca Lake Community, Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association is able… Learn More

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Giving Tuesday – November 29, 2016

Support our efforts to restore the water quality of Seneca Lake! Please consider making a contribution at www.SenecaLake.org/Donate With your help we can: Promoting the understanding, preservation and improvement of water quality. Sponsoring scientific research of watersheds. Encourage and support the compliance of laws and regulations. Promoting patterns of development and technology to further our mission. Developing a student… Learn More

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  PRESENTATION: What's In Your Watershed? Keuka Outlet by Steve Penningroth, Executive Director Community Science Institute (CSI)… Learn More

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What’s In Your Watershed: Keuka Outlet

Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association (SLPWA) invites the public to learn about the Keuka Lake Outlet at the upcoming  “What’s In Your Watershed?” event to be held October 27, 2016 at 5:30 pm at the Dresden Hotel (76 Main Street Dresden). In July 2015, SLPWA in partnership with the Community Science Institute (CSI), began monitoring… Learn More

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Two Herons Drum Circle (2HDC) and Finger Lakes Independent Music Association (FLiMA) are hosting a Drumming Workshop Fundraiser to benefit Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association at the Ramada Geneva Lakefront from 7pm to 9pm on Thursday, September 29, 2016. Tickets: Early Bird $35 (Save $10 before Sept. 28, 2016) or $45 at the door. Register On-line: eventbrite.com Jim Donovan… Learn More

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Harmful Algae Blooms confirmed on Seneca Lake

Lake water samples taken the last week of August have confirmed, for the first time this summer, the presence of cyanobacteria, commonly referred to as Blue-Green Algae (BGA) or Harmful Algae Blooms (HABs) on Seneca Lake. Hobart and William Smith College’s Finger Lakes Institute (FLI) and SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY ESF)… Learn More

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This year marks the 25th anniversary of Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association (SLPWA) and you are invited to our celebration dinner! On September 14, 2016 SLWPA will celebrate its 25th year of protecting Seneca Lake at our annual dinner and meeting to be held at Glenora Wine Cellars in Dundee, New York.  The celebration includes… Learn More

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Seneca Lake, NY  – The Summer of 2016 is upon us. While you are enjoying all the wonderful things that Seneca Lake has to offer, please be on the look out and report any suspicious algae blooms to Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association (SLPWA). It is normal for blue-green algae to be present in lakes… Learn More

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Be a HABs Hunter

Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association (SLPWA) is seeking volunteers to help monitor Seneca Lake for algae blooms this summer.  Volunteers are needed to cover the entire lake front. “The Seneca Lake shoreline is almost 80 miles.  Our goal is to recruit enough volunteers to monitor the entire shore, “said Ed Przybylowicz, who is coordinating the… Learn More

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