14 Michigan beaches cited for high bacteria levels

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DETROIT – Several Michigan beaches are facing closures due to an increased bacteria level.

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality flagged 14 Michigan beaches for increased bacteria levels.

Some of the levels are due to runoff, while some are listed as unknown.

The 14 beaches are:

  • Ross Lake - Beaverton City Park Gladwin
  • White Lake - Maple Park Muskegon
  • Scotch Lake - Scotch Lake Residents Oakland
  • Lake St. Clair - St. Clair Shores Memorial Park Beach Macomb
  • Saginaw Bay-Lake Huron - Brissette Beach Township Park Bay
  • Lake Huron - Forestville Beach Sanilac
  • Good Harbor Creek - Good Harbor Creek Outlet Leelanau
  • Shalda Creek - Sleeping Bear Dunes- Shalda Creek Leelanau
  • Grand Traverse Bay-West - Sunset Park Grand Traverse
  • Lake St. Clair - H.C.M.A. - Lake St. Clair Metropark Beach Macomb
  • Lake St. Clair - New Baltimore Park Beach Macomb
  • Lake Michigan - Pere Marquette Park Muskegon
  • Grand Traverse Bay-West - Northport Bay Marina Leelanau
  • Crystal Lake - Beulah Beach Benzie

Check the MDEQ Beaches map here.

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