Kansas City-area swimming beach closed for high bacteria - KMOV.com

Kansas City-area swimming beach closed for high bacteria

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri park officials have closed a state swimming beach near Kansas City because of a high bacteria count.

The Department of Natural Resources said Wednesday that the beach at Watkins Woolen Mill State Park will be off-limits to swimmers until bacteria levels drop.

Two other beaches that were closed last week because of high bacteria levels have re-opened. Those are the beach at Monsanto Lake at St. Joe State Park in Park Hills, and Hermitage Beach at Pomme de Terre State Park.

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