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8 Michigan beaches closed, 6 under contamination advisory

By Carrie Laine

(WNEM/CNN) -- The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality reports there are 14 beaches across the state either closed or under an advisory for poor water quality.

In Mid-Michigan that includes four beaches that are closed and three beaches under a contamination advisory.

Closed beaches:

  • Saginaw Bay- Lake Huron- South Linwood Beach Township Park in Bay County
  • Saginaw Bay- Lake Huron- Bay City State Recreation Area in Bay County
  • Lake Huron- Port Crescent State Park- Day Use in Huron County
  • Lake Huron- Sleeper State Park in Huron County
  • Lake St. Clair- St. Clair Shores Memorial Park in Macomb County  
  • Lake St. Clair- H.C.M.A. - Lake St. Clair Metropark Beach in Macomb County  
  • Detroit River- Belle Isle Beach in Wayne County 
  • Eagle Lake- Lakeland Estates in Oakland County  

Beaches with contamination advisories:

  • Ross Lake- Beaverton City Park in Gladwin County     
    Houghton Lake- Houghton Lake Heights in Roscommon County
    Lake St. Helen - Richfield Township Public Fishing Site in Roscommon County
    Grand Traverse Bay-West-Sunset Park in Grand Traverse County    
    Good Harbor Creek- Good Harbor Creek Outlet in Leelanau County    
    Otter Creek- Sleeping Bear Dunes- Otter Creek in Benzie County

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