MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — With just weeks left of summer break, three busy Minneapolis beaches are warning swimmers to stay out of the water.
On Tuesday, the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board announced that Bde Maka Ska’s Thomas Beach, 32nd Street Beach and Lake Hiawatha Beach will remain closed due to high levels of E. coli.READ MORE: Gophers Remain Undefeated Following One-Point Win Over Panthers
The three beaches have been closed since before the Fourth of July.READ MORE: Greenway, Kaprizov Lead The Way As Wild Beat Coyotes 5-2
Officials say nine other beaches in the city of Minneapolis are still open for swimming and other outdoor activities.MORE NEWS: How Could Minnesota Be Impacted If Roe Vs. Wade Was Overturned?
The beaches will be re-sampled on Monday, Aug 12. They’ll reopen when the bacteria levels are safe.