E. coli forces closure of swim beaches
Published: May. 19, 2023 at 1:49 PM CDT
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (KAIT) - Two swim beaches in Northeast Arkansas are closed after testing revealed high levels of E. coli.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mountain Home Project Office closed the beaches Friday at Cranfield on Norfork Lake and Oakland Park on Bull Shoals Lake until further notice.
USACE posted signs indicating high bacteria levels, a news release stated.
“Once bacteria levels are within the acceptable range, the swim beaches will open,” the report stated.
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