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Algae bloom in Wallkill River prompts warning

Public Warned to Avoid Contact with Potentially Harmful Algae on Wallkill River

Contacts: Jason West, Wallkill River Watershed Alliance Director, 845-532-7584, wallkillalliance@gmail.com Dan Shapley, Riverkeeper Water Quality Program Manager, 845-797-2158, dshapley@riverkeeper.org Wallkill River Watershed Alliance and Riverkeeper document, report and notify public of potential risks from bright green algae NEW PALTZ – The Wallkill River Watershed Alliance and Riverkeeper have documented potentially Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) in a section of the Wallkill River. Harmful algae may produce toxins that could pose a risk to people who come into contact with the water. The public is urged to avoid contact with amy floating […]

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