beach closings

6:45 am
Thu May 29, 2014

Saint Joseph Considers How to Pay for Beach Water Testing

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Beaches are closed to swimmers if E.coli levels are found to be too high
ST. JOSEPH - As funding dries up for beach water testing, St. Joseph officials are considering paying for their own monitoring at Lions and Tiscornia beaches. City Manager Richard Lewis reported to commissioners Tuesday that the Berrien County Health Department will not have the money this year to test for bacteria, mostly E.coli, at the two beaches maintained by the city.
6:51 am
Fri August 9, 2013

South Haven beaches closed due to high e.coli levels

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Van Buren County officials are advising people to avoid body contact with water at bathing beach areas on Lake Michigan
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
SOUTH HAVEN - North and South Beaches in South Haven have been shut down due to high E. coli levels, caused by heavy rains in the past few days. The results from a beach monitoring event on Wednesday.