South Haven beaches

1:31 pm
Fri August 9, 2013

One South Haven beach reopens

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The problem was caused by high levels of E. coli bacteria following recent heavy rains.
SOUTH HAVEN, MI -- North Beach has been re-opened to water activities after E. coli testing Friday, while South Beach is still under a no body contact advisory. Both beaches were closed to swimming and water activities Thursday due to tests by by the Van Buren/Cass County District Public Health Department showing high E.
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.
7:24 am
Wed July 3, 2013

South Haven beaches will soon have flag system

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System to warn swimmers part of settlement with family of 2009 drowning victim
SOUTH HAVEN - A flag system to warn beach-goers about hazardous Lake Michigan water conditions is being installed at South Haven's seven beaches.
6:32 am
Wed March 6, 2013

Legal settlement could put emergency call boxes at South Haven beaches

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South Haven City Council has authorized city attorney to work out final details between the city and family of man who drowned in 2009.
SOUTH HAVEN - A proposed legal settlement calls for the city to install 911 automatic call boxes at two Lake Michigan beaches and for its insurer to pay the family of a Chicago-area man who drowned Aug. 1, 2009, at South Beach after saving five family members from rough waters.
6:29 am
Wed February 20, 2013

South Haven approves rate increase for beach parking

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Cost is going from $5 to $7 a day. Increase in parking rate is first for South Haven since 1996
SOUTH HAVEN - The cost of parking at South Haven's public beaches is going up for the first time in 17 years.