The DEC has reopened Million Dollar Beach and Dog Beach in Lake George Village, and the water is once again safe for swimming.
The DEC released the following press release on Monday:
“The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has reopened Lake George (AKA Million Dollar) Beach and Dog Beach Monday afternoon after test results showed that the beach was safe for swimming. Test results from samples collected on Saturday came back Monday and showed decreased levels of coliform bacteria and E. coli below the Department of Health (DOH) sanitary threshold.
DEC is still investigating a variety of potential sources of the recent contamination.”
The DEC also reported that sampling will continue to be conducted on a daily basis to ensure the safety of the swimming area.
For even more beaches to enjoy, check out the full list of Lake George beaches.