HomeLocalCayugaOctober Brings More HABs on Owasco LakeOctober Brings More HABs on Owasco LakeWed, October 4, 2023 by Ed Vivenzio SHARE NOW Harmful Algal Bloom (photo: Seneca Lake Pure Waters) A new month and more Harmful Algal Blooms for Owasco Lake. According to the New York State DEC’s HAB map, six blooms have been confirmed so far in October on the lake. The blooms span the length of the lake but are mostly present on the eastern side of the lake. The parts of Cayuga and Skaneateles lakes controlled by Cayuga County have not had any HABs confirmed, according to the map. Get the top stories on your radio 24/7 on Finger Lakes News Radio 96.3 and 1590, WAUB and 106.3 and 1240, WGVA, and on Finger Lakes Country, 96.1/96.9/101.9/1570 WFLR.