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High E. coli Levels Found at New Baltimore Beach

Water samples detected high amounts of the bacteria, according to the county.

High E. coli levels once again closed the New Baltimore beach Tuesday.

Although temps were probably too cool for most swimmers at overlooking Anchor Bay, the Macomb County Health Department issued a no-swimming advisory due to bacteria in the water.

The sample drawn Monday resulted in 452 E. coli cells per 100 milliliters of water, prompting the closure Tuesday, the county website states.

Samples must be below 300 cells per that amount of water in order for it to be deemed safe for swimming, according to the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality.

The beach has closed earlier this summer when.

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