Friday, September 2, 2016

Fecal Matters: Silverdale Waterfront Park OPEN for swimming, Kitsap County

BEACH Program Update

September 2, 2016, Silverdale Waterfront Park beach in Kitsap County reopened today for water recreation.  Water samples of the beach were clean and at levels healthy for swimming.

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.

Visit the BEACH webpage to find the latest results for these and other saltwater beaches.

Stay updated about water quality at your beaches by keeping up with us on our blog Fecal Matters, on Facebook, or join our listserv.

Julianne Ruffner is available at 360-488-4868 or for questions.

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