Tuesday, July 01, 2008

Don't drink the water (or swim in it)

From Channel 4:
(WIVB) - A dip in the water won't be the solution to cool off at several public beaches on Tuesday.

News 4 confirms the following beach is closed in Niagara County: Krull Park beach.

News 4 confirms the following beaches are closed in Erie County: Lake Erie Beach, Wendt Beach and Bennett Beach.

News 4 confirms the following beaches are closed in Genesee County: Darien Lake State Park.

News 4 confirms the following beach is OPEN in Erie County: Beaver Island State Park.

The Genesee County Health Department says Darien Lake State Park's beach is closed because of results of water quality tests. The next test will be conducted Wednesday morning.

The Niagara County Health Department says the water along Krull Park beach is not suitable for swimming because of unsatisfactory bacteriological water quality. Testing will continue and the Health Department will reopen the beach when bacteria returns to a safe level.