Friday, August 16, 2013

Fecal Matters: Potlatch State Park, Mason County, Open for Swimming

BEACH Program Update

Mason County - Potlatch State Park near Hoodsport, WA is open for swimming. Beach caution signs were previously posted on August 2, 2013 due to a nearby failing septic system that has since been repaired. Follow-up sampling indicated levels of bacteria that meet water quality standards for swimming.

Although the beach closure for swimming has been lifted, the shellfish harvesting closure remains in place until August 29, 2013.

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Christopher Clinton is the interim BEACH Program Manager and can be reached at

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