Statement from Mayor Stephanie A. Miner on Algae Blooms in Skaneateles Lake

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Mayor Stephanie A. Miner issued the following statement today following reports of blue-green algae with an elevated level of toxicity in Skaneateles Lake.

Mayor, Stephanie A. Miner

“The city of Syracuse takes the safety of our drinking water supply extremely seriously. At this time, the blue-green algae blooms on Skaneateles Lake pose no threat to city water users. We are in contact with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the Onondaga County Department of Health to monitor this situation, and we continue to perform tests throughout our system to determine if our supply has been affected.”