Thursday, March 10, 2016

Fecal Matters: No water contact Advisory issued for Cormorant Cove Park beach, King County

BEACH Program Update

On March 10, 2016 Seattle-King County Public Health issued a no water contact advisory for Cormorant Cove Park beach in King County. The no contact advisory was issued due to a broken side sewer line.  It will be repaired on March 11.  The public is advised to avoid contact with the water in this area until water sample results show bacteria levels are not harmful.  

Contact with fecal contaminated waters can result in gastroenteritis, skin rashes, upper respiratory infections and other illnesses. Children and the elderly may be more vulnerable to waterborne illnesses.

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