The Boulder Reservoir swimming area closed on Tuesday after officials found elevated levels of pathogenic bacteria.
The area will reopen once officials decide the levels are back down to “acceptable levels,” officials said.
The swim area, located at 5565 N. 51st St., will remain closed until at least noon on Wednesday.
City officials suspect that the increased levels are possibly the result of wildlife activity in the area.
Officials will continue to monitor the water for pathogenic bacteria levels.
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Park swimming ambit closed because of rising pathogenic bacteria
× DEEP: Cockaponset State Park swimming area closed due to high pathogenic bacteria CHESTER — Cockaponset State Park swimming area was shutdown Tuesday after high levels of pathogenic bacteria were found in the water.
The water at Cockaponset state park will be re-tested.
No other state swimming parks were closed.
DEEP said samples of water are tested weekly by staff and are analyzed at the Department of Public Health Lab for the presence of certain indicator pathogenic bacteria.
as declared in The Boulder Reservoir swim area was closed on Tuesday afternoon due to elevated levels of pathogenic bacteria .
The swim area will be reopened when pathogenic bacteria levels return to acceptable levels.
The city said the swim area, at 5565 N. 51st St., will be closed until at least noon Wednesday.
For more information, call the Boulder Reservoir at 303-441-3461.
A routine water sampling test revealed pathogenic bacteria levels to be elevated.
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