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Fishing Banned At New Rochelle Lakes After Herbicide Treatment

People should avoid fishing in or having contact with the water of Beechmont and Glenwood Lakes until June 13, the city said.
People should avoid fishing in or having contact with the water of Beechmont and Glenwood Lakes until June 13, the city said. Photo Credit: City of New Rochelle

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. - People should avoid fishing in or having contact with the water in two New Rochelle lakes that were treated with herbicide to combat plant overgrowth.

The water in Beechmont and Glenwood Lakes may turn brown or white as the water vegetation dies back. The water should be safe for use again after June 13.

Warning signs are posted at both lakes.

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