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Water activities resume at Lake Wheeler

Posted June 27, 2014

— The recreational skiing and tubing areas at Lake Wheeler reopened Friday after being closed for three days because of high levels of bacteria, Wake County officials said.

Some activities were banned Tuesday after testing showed elevated levels of E. coli bacteria. The levels hare returned to normal standards, officials said.

For more information about Lake Wheeler Park, visit the website.


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  • John Booker Jun 27, 2014
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    What's a "safe" level? I'll pass...

  • Anita Woody Jun 27, 2014

    I certainly wouldn't be getting in that water. I'll be you lunch it will be closed because of E coli again Monday or Tuesday.

  • Billy the Kid Jun 27, 2014

    Of course levels are back to normal, it's a PAY TO USE lake.

  • Classified Jun 27, 2014

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    Not a chance.

  • 27615 Jun 27, 2014

    I wouldn't trust it...