New York City's reservoir in Central Park, New York. (Photo by Matt Kieffer via Flikr)

City Reservoirs And Lakes Turn Bright Colors From Aquatic Blooms

Joggers at Central Park’s reservoir this week stopped in their tracks to puzzle over the strange sheen of the usually dark-blue water, whose striking shades of turquoise and green suggest the Caribbean more than Manhattan. Other iconic bodies of water have undergone a similar transformation. The Harlem Meer, northeast of the reservoir, and Prospect Park […]