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MN Lake Superior Beach Advisory Alert

Jul 07, 2020 01:42PM ● By Editor
July 7, 2020

>> Advisory Added - Agate Bay Beach
A -Water Contact Not Recommended- advisory has been issued by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) on 7/7/2020 for Agate Bay Beach.  Elevated E. coli bacteria levels identified from samples collected 7/6/2020 indicate the possible presence of fecal contamination.  The beach is scheduled to be re-sampled 7/7/2020.

Agate Bay Beach is located in Two Harbors.

>> Advisory Added - Grand Marais Campground Beach
A -Water Contact Not Recommended- advisory has been issued by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) on 7/7/2020 for Grand Marais Campground Beach.  Elevated E. coli bacteria levels identified from samples collected 7/6/2020 indicate the possible presence of fecal contamination.  The beach is scheduled to be re-sampled 7/7/2020.

Grand Marais Campground Beach is located in Grand Marais adjacent to the pavilion and Campground.

>> Advisory Added - Temperance River State Park Beach
A -Water Contact Not Recommended- advisory has been issued by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) on 7/7/2020 for Temperance River State Park Beach.  Elevated E. coli bacteria levels identified from samples collected 7/6/2020 indicate the possible presence of fecal contamination.  The beach is scheduled to be re-sampled 7/7/2020.

Temperance River State Park Beach is located on the south-west side of the mouth of the Temperence River in the Temperence River State Park.

>> Illness After Water Contact
If anyone becomes ill after contact with beach water, contact the Minnesota Department of Health at 1-877-366-3455.

>> For More Information
Refer to the Minnesota Lake Superior Beach Monitoring web site at http://www.MNBeaches.org.

>> Questions? Minnesota Lake Superior Beach Monitoring Program Contacts
Cindy Hakala
Program Manager
Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) - Duluth Office
(218) 302-6150
[email protected]
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