Aug. 23, 2017 lake test results: Hoag Park beach under caution

The Hoag Park beach on Paddock Lake is under swimming caution after testing on Tuesday showed elevated E.coli levels there.

Cautions are issued for results of more than 235 E.coli/100 mL. Beaches are closed to swimming for a test result of more than 1,000 E.coli/100 mL.

Tuesday’s results at Hoag were  770 E.coli/100 mL.

Other test results from local lakes reported by the Kenosha County Division of Health are:

Salem Lakes — Silver Lake-county park, 31 E.coli/100 mL; Silver Lake-DeWitt Park, 40 E.coli/100 mL; Center Lake, 33 E.coli/100 mL; Lake Shangri-la #1 (East), 37 E.coli/100 mL; Lake Shangri La #2 (South/East) 13 E.coli/100 mL; Rock Lake, 78 E.coli/100 mL; Camp Lake, 20 E.coli/100 mL.

Paddock Lake — Old Settlers, 5 E.coli/100 mL; Northshore Beach Association, 13 E.coli/100 mL; Hoag Beach, 770 E.coli/100 mL; PHLA Beach, 166 E.coli/100 mL.

Wheatland — Lily Lake, <1 E.coli/100 mL.

Bristol — Lake George (South), 16 E.coli/100 mL; Lake George (103rd), 13 E.coli/100 mL.

For Powers Lake, sampling on Monday showed a result of 142 E.coli/100mL. That testing is performed by the city of Burlington.

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  1. Nikki Eisenbraun says:

    Paddock-Hooker Lakes Association Beach (PHLA) is not closed as in your headline. The count is only at PHLA Beach, 166 E.coli/100 mL. Hoag Park is listed as swim at your own risk.

    1. Thanks for pointing out the incorrect original headline, since corrected. My apologies.

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