These 6 Minnesota Beaches Have Just Been Put On Advisory Due To Fecal Bacteria
In the Land of 10,000 Lakes, we take our water seriously. Lakes are a cornerstone of summertime recreation for people across the state, with swimming, fishing, and boating season in full swing. The fun lasts well into the winter, with ice houses taking over lakes in every corner of the states.
But this summer, more than a few Minnesota beaches have been put on advisory thanks to dangerous levels of E. coli. Before you take a dip, check out this list of Minnesota beaches that are closed until further notice:
No one has fallen ill from Minnesota’s beaches yet this season. But they will remain closed until they are safe enough to swim in again. The bacteria levels will be monitored until they are at an acceptable level.
Betsy is a Minneapolis-based writer who's lived in Minnesota for 20 years. If you know of any amazing Minnesota restaurants, nature areas, or other attractions, feel free to let her know about them at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter @betsyrathburn.