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Lake Superior Beach Advisory Alerts for Grand Marais, Two Harbors

Jun 05, 2024 07:43AM ● By Editor
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From Minnesota Department of Health - June 4, 2024


Advisory Added - Grand Marais Downtown Beach
A -Water Contact Not Recommended- advisory has been issued by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) on 6/4/2024 for Grand Marais Downtown Beach.  Elevated E. coli bacteria levels identified from samples collected 6/3/2024 indicate the possible presence of fecal contamination.  The beach is scheduled to be re-sampled 6/5/2024.

Grand Marais Downtown Beach is located in Grand Marais.

Advisory Added - Stewart River Beach
A -Water Contact Not Recommended- advisory has been issued by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) on 6/4/2024 for Stewart River Beach.  Elevated E. coli bacteria levels identified from samples collected 6/3/2024 indicate the possible presence of fecal contamination.  The beach is scheduled to be re-sampled 6/4/2024.

Stewart River Beach is located north of Two Harbors at the mouth of Stewart River.

Advisory Added - Agate Bay Beach
A -Water Contact Not Recommended- advisory has been issued by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) on 6/4/2024 for Agate Bay Beach.  Elevated E. coli bacteria levels identified from samples collected 6/3/2024 indicate the possible presence of fecal contamination.  The beach is scheduled to be re-sampled 6/5/2024.

Agate Bay Beach is located in Two Harbors.


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
Lauren Tehan
Epidemiologist
Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)
(651) 201-5414
[email protected]
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