Algae Blooms Close Beaches Throughout Putnam County


Algae blooms were observed in Lake Carmel. Photo by Shawn Rogan

The numbers are alarming.

In 2017, Putnam County’s 267 lost beach days due to algae blooms constituted 27 percent of all beach closures in New York State.

This summer the blue-g...

Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.