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June 8, 2016 - Boulder Reservoir Swim Area Closed Due to Elevated Bacteria Levels

Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Media Contacts:

Denise White, Parks and Recreation, 303-413-7258
Sarah Huntley, Media Relations, 303-441-3155

Boulder Reservoir swim area closed due to elevated bacteria levels

The Boulder Reservoir swim area, located at 5565 N. 51st Street, currently is closed at least through Thursday, June 9, 5 p.m., due to elevated levels of bacteria.

Swimming was temporarily suspended this afternoon as a precaution when a routine water sampling test determined bacteria levels to be elevated. The increased levels are believed to be the result of rain runoff. The reservoir swim area will re-open once bacteria levels are reduced.

For more information, call the Boulder Reservoir at 303-441-3461 or check for schedule updates on the City of Boulder Parks and Recreation Department’s Twitter account, @BoulderParksRec.

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