Billowing, black sewer discharge at Niagara Falls alarms businesses, tourists

Billowing, black sewer discharge at Niagara Falls alarms businesses, tourists
Niagara River's black water result of 'routine maintenance'
There's never a good time to discharge black sewer gunk into Niagara Falls. But doing it on a beautiful Saturday afternoon at the height of tourist season may be the worst timing ever. Niagara Falls State Park was packed with visitors around 4 p.m

There's never a good time to discharge black sewer gunk into Niagara Falls. But doing it on a beautiful Saturday afternoon at the height of tourist season may be the worst timing ever. Niagara Falls State Park was packed with visitors around 4 p.m …

Discharge turns water at base of Niagara Falls black

Niagara Falls, N.Y. — The water near the base of Niagara Falls turned an alarming shade of black before tourists' eyes following a foul-smelling discharge from a wastewater treatment plant. The water board for the city of Niagara Falls, New York, says. Tourists visiting Niagara Falls State Park Saturday were treated to more than just a view of the Falls. Pictures and videos posted to Twitter showed a pool of black water in the Niagara River. The Maid of the Mist tweeted out a video taken by Rainbow …

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB)- Those visiting Niagara Falls on Saturday were surprised to see black water in the Niagara River. Video tweeted from the Maid of the Mist Twitter account shows dark water surrounding the boat launch site below the falls.

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WKBW) – Sunday's view of Niagara Falls is everything tourists like Elaina Mullentore hoped it would be. “It was breathtaking. The views. You can't find them anywhere else,” she said. “They kind of change colors in certain areas.

DEC investigating after water board discharge into lower Niagara River

Niagara River's black water result of 'routine maintenance'
Niagara River's black water result of 'routine maintenance'
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. — The Niagara Falls Water Board says discolored water in the Niagara River near the Maid of the Mist discovered over the weekend is nothing to be worried about. The board's executive director says crews were performing routine

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. — Photos and videos surfaced on social media showing a pool of black water in the Niagara River. Maid of the Mist tweeted out a video taken by Rainbow Air that shows the dark, sludgy-looking water. Aerial video of inky, smelly … . A message posted to Twitter from the Maid of the Mist states: Why the smelly black discharge into Niagara River on very busy tourist weekend? @NiagaraFallsUSA @NYstateparks. Maid of the Mist Twitter account. A patch of black drifting through the waters …

A disgusting discharge of black sewage seeped into Niagara Falls Saturday afternoon as shocked tourists cringed from the putrid smell. The foul-smelling black gunk was first mistaken as an oil leak by Pat Proctor, the vice president for Rainbow Air Inc …


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