Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Fecal Matters: Bay View State Park is open for water recreation, Skagit County

BEACH Program Update

The no-contact advisory at Bay View State Park in Padilla Bay has been lifted. Analysis of water samples collected this week found bacteria levels were low and safe for water contact.

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.

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, our BEACH Program Manager, is available at 360-407-6154 or for questions.

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