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All Clear! New Tests Show Shiawassee River Is Safe

Partial and Full Body Contact With River Water OK Again

Posted by Owosso Now at 8:52pm 7/8/19

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On June 26, 2019, water samples were collected from the Shiawassee River at three sites and were analyzed for E. coli bacteria.  

The results indicate that the Shiawassee River is safe for Partial Body Contact Recreation and Full Body Contact Recreation. Exposure to any recreational water can be a potential health risk. Gastrointestinal and dermatological illnesses have been associated with recreational water exposure and swimming is not recommended.

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The Shiawassee County Health Department utilizes the following rules to interpret the E. coli test results. (By authority conferred on the director of public health by section 333.12544 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.) *Not to Exceed State guideline of 300 E. coli per 100 ml

SAMPLE LOCATION DATE CONCENTRATION
(E. Coli / 100 ml) *
Henderson Road6/26/19294
Juddville Road6/26/19260
McCurdy Park6/26/19164
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