All 19 Dane Co. beaches closed due to heavy rainfall, likelihood of elevated bacteria

Published: Aug. 23, 2018 at 9:57 AM CDT
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All of Dane County's 19 beaches and lake access points are currently closed due to heavy rainfall and the likelihood of elevated bacteria levels.

Here is a list of the beaches that are closed as of Thursday, August 23rd:

• BB Clarke

• Bernies

• Brittingham

• Esther

• Frost Woods

• Goodland County Park

• Hudson Park Lake Access Point

• James Madison

• Lake Mendota County Park

• Marshall

• Memorial Union (Pier)

• Olbrich

• Olin

• Schluter

• Spring Harbor

• Stewart County Park

• Tenney

• Vilas

• Warner

The Public Health Department of Dane County Madison tests water for bacteria levels daily and the beaches will remain closed until the blue-green algae levels decrease.

For the current status for the beaches,