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State Looking Into Warning To Avoid Contact With Water At Ringwood Lake

Shepherd Lake is located in Ringwood.
Shepherd Lake is located in Ringwood. Photo Credit: Yelp

RINGWOOD, N.J. – A notice posted to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) website warns people not to have contact with or ingest water at Shepherd Lake in Ringwood State Park.

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“Evidence of a suspected Cyanobacteria bloom is present which can produce toxins harmful to humans and animals,” it states.

After initially confirming the posting was current Tuesday, a DEP official told Daily Voice he is looking into whether the warning is current, or whether it is an outdated posting from last year.

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