Several swimming areas to reopen after water quality testing; Mashamoquet Brook State Park swimming area closed due to maintenance

Bacteria closes some state swimming areas

(WTNH) — Several state swimming areas that were closed Wednesday due to water quality testing are set to reopen.

Samples were collected by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Wednesday. The Connecticut Department of Public Health lab then tested their samples for the presence of certain indicator bacteria, said DEEP.

Swimmings areas at Gay City State Park, Lake Waramaug State Park, and Pachaug State Forest were all be closed due to testing.

Mashamoquet Brook State Park swimming area in Pomfret will continue to be closed due to maintenance, but the park is still open.

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