7 Michigan beaches closed due to high bacteria levels

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Lake Michigan on June 18, 2019. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Several Michigan beaches are closed due to high bacteria levels.

According to the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, there are currently 7 closures and advisories in Michigan.

Related: Gross: Study uncovers 10 Michigan beaches with most bacterial contamination

Here's the list of beach closures:

Reed Lake - Reed Lake Property Owners Oakland
White Lake - Maple Park Muskegon
Lake Superior - Lighthouse Overlook Keweenaw
Lake Superior - Copper Harbor- West Lagoon Keweenaw
Wolverine Lake - Spring Lake Heights Oakland
Saginaw Bay-Lake Huron - Singing Bridge Beach Arenac
Lake Michigan - Memorial Beach Menominee

Much of the increase in bacteria levels are due to storm water runoff, according to the DEQ, but some have unknown sources.

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