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8 Michigan beaches closed, 6 under contamination advisory

Posted August 4

— The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality reports there are 14 beaches across the state either closed or under an advisory for poor water quality.

In Mid-Michigan that includes four beaches that are closed and three beaches under a contamination advisory.

Here is a list of the beaches that are closed:

*Saginaw Bay- Lake Huron- South Linwood Beach Township Park in Bay County

*Saginaw Bay- Lake Huron- Bay City State Recreation Area in Bay County

*Lake Huron- Port Crescent State Park- Day Use in Huron County

*Lake Huron- Sleeper State Park in Huron County

Lake St. Clair- St. Clair Shores Memorial Park in Macomb County

Lake St. Clair- H.C.M.A. - Lake St. Clair Metropark Beach in Macomb County

Detroit River- Belle Isle Beach in Wayne County

Eagle Lake- Lakeland Estates in Oakland County

Here is a list of the beaches that have a contamination advisory in effect:

*Ross Lake- Beaverton City Park in Gladwin County

*Houghton Lake- Houghton Lake Heights in Roscommon County

*Lake St. Helen - Richfield Township Public Fishing Site in Roscommon County

Grand Traverse Bay-West-Sunset Park in Grand Traverse County

Good Harbor Creek- Good Harbor Creek Outlet in Leelanau County

Otter Creek- Sleeping Bear Dunes- Otter Creek in Benzie County

Click here for the lists on the Department of Environmental Quality.

* indicates beach in Mid-Michigan.

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