All clear given to 2 Falls Lake beaches - Local news, weather, sports Savannah | WSAV On Your Side

All clear given to 2 Falls Lake beaches

Posted: Updated:
RALEIGH, N.C. -

Two swimming areas at Falls Lake are back open after being closed due to elevated levels of bacteria.

Officials closed Sandling Beach and Beaverdam Beach on Tuesday after the water tested positive for elevated levels of the E.coli bacteria.

Wake County routinely tests recreational lakes for bacteria and when levels exceed EPA standards, the area is closed.

The county samples the lakes weekly during the summer.

RELATED STORIES

Powered by WorldNow

1430 East Victory Drive
Savannah, GA 31404

Telephone: 912.651.0300
Fax: 912.651.0320
Email: newsemailalert@wsav.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.