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Town of Cazenovia, New York
Water samples collected in nearshore areas of Cazenovia
Lake during the week of August 25, 2014 showed elevated counts of cyanobacteria
(blue-green algae). Microscopic examination has confirmed the presence of
Microcystis; some species of this cyanobacteria are known to release harmful
All residents and users of the lake are advised to avoid
contact with areas of the lake with visible blooms (where the water appears
green or streaky).
Do not allow pets in the water. Seek medical
assistance if you experience any health problems after exposure. For more
information, visit the DEC web page at ttp://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/77118.html .
The next regular Cazenovia Town Board Meeting will be on Monday, October 6, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at the town office located at 7 Albany Street, Cazenovia, NY 13035. Regularly scheduled Town Board meetings occur on the second Monday of every month, with the exception of October and November when the meetings are on the first Monday of the month. For more information call 315-655-9213.
As part of the multi-faceted effort to restore and protect the health of Cazenovia Lake, on June 12, the Town of Cazenovia treated portions of the lake with an aquatic herbicide. View the Caz Lake Restoration page for details. Please note, all water use restrictions regarding this treatment have been lifted.
View the 2014 Final Assessment Roll.
Free mosquito treatments for homeowners and farmers! As part of an ongoing effort to raise awareness of the EEE virus, larvicide is available to 2,700 homeowners in six counties. The free samples of larvicide can be used to treat sitting water, killing larvae that may contain the EEE virus. Madison County residents can pick up their kits at the Cazenovia town office, 7 Albany Street or you may call the Madison County Soil & Water Conservation District at 315-824-9849 for other pick-up locations.
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