Toxins in water samples at 19 Erie County locations exceed the limits for dogs to safely be in the water, according to the Erie County Department of Health Thursday.

The affected locations are:

  • Presque Isle State Park
    • Vista 3
    • Sturgeon Bay
    • Ferry Slip
    • Marina
    • Niagara Boat Launch
    • Horseshoe Pond
    • Perry Monument
    • Mill Road Beach
    • Beach 11
  • Elk Creek
  • Freeport Beach
  • Lake Cliff (Lawrence Park) Boat Launch
  • Shades Beach
  • Erie Yacht Club
  • Liberty Park
  • Dobbins Landing
  • South Pier
  • Smith Reservoir
  • Eaton Reservoir

Samples are collected once per week, and advisories are updated Thursdays or Fridays from late May through the end of October.