Dangerous blue-green algae detected in Niagara Falls

People are being told to avoid Gill Creek
Posted at 10:48 PM, Aug 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-20 08:20:56-04

Crews are keeping a close eye on a potential health hazard in Niagara Falls.

Mayor Paul Dyster has issued a bloom notice for Hyde Park Lake. Potentially hazardous blue-green algae was recently discovered near Gill Creek.

These blooms can be harmful to both people and animals, so everyone is being asked to steer clear until further notice.