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Lake Ronkonkoma Beach Opens

  • 22 August 2013
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August 22, 2013  

 

Lake Ronkonkoma Beach Opens

 

 

Dr. James Tomarken, Commissioner of Health Services, announced today that the beach closure issued for Lake Ronkonkoma Beach in the Town of Islip has been lifted, as results of recent samples collected show the water quality to be within acceptable levels. The beach was closed to bathing yesterday due to excessive levels of Cyanobacteria (Blue-Green Algae).  

 

Additionally, the lake swim area at Peconic Dunes County Park on Great Pond in Peconic -- which closed to bathing on Sunday, August 11, 2013 -- remains closed to bathing.

 

For the latest information on affected beaches, call the Bathing Beach HOTLINE at 852-5822, contact the Department's Office of Ecology at 852-5760 during normal business hours, or visit the website link: www.suffolkcountyny.gov/health and under “Our Environment,” click “Beaches.”

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