Conn. (WTNH) — Middlefield’s Wadsworth Falls State Park and Hopeville Pond State Park in Griswold, which had been closed for swimming on Friday due to bacteria found in the water, are now open according to the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.

According to DEEP, both swimming areas were retested on Friday and results come back Saturday. This follows news of Squantz Pond closing its swimming area on Thursday.

Squantz Pond closed for swimming due to presence of bacteria

All state swimming area’s are now open with the exception of Mashamoquet Brook State Park in Pomfret that is closed for the 2022 season due to maintenance.

Each week, DEEP staff collects samples from state parks and beaches, which are analyzed at the Department of Public Health (DPH) Lab for the presence of certain indicator bacteria.