June 5, 2019 lake test results: Paddock Hooker Lake Association beach under caution

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Paddock Hooker Lake Association beach on Paddock Lake is under a swim 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 result at PHLA on Paddock Lake was
272 E.coli/100 mL.

Full results reported June 5, 2019 by the Kenosha County Division of Health were:

  • Randall — Powers Lake, 3 E.coli/100 mL, Fox Park Beach 2
  • E.coli/100 mL (reported by town of Randall).
  • Salem Lakes — Silver Lake at Silver Lake County Park beach, 88 E.coli/100 mL; Silver Lake at DeWitt Park, 6 E.coli/100 mL; Center Lake, 9 E.coli/100 mL; Rock Lake  93 E.coli/100 mL; Lake Shangri-la #1, 49 E.coli/100 mL.
  • Paddock Lake — Old Settlers County Park beach, 35 E.coli/100 mL; North Shore Beach Association, 15 E.coli/100 mL; Hoag Beach, 27 E.coli/100 mL; Paddock-Hooker Lake Association Beach on Paddock Lake, 272 E.coli/100 mL; Paddock-Hooker Lake Association Beach (diving board area in channel), 20 E.coli/100 mL.
  • Wheatland — Lilly Lake, 6 E.coli/100 mL.

The State Department of Health recommends posting warnings at beaches when the test results indicate a E.coli level of 300/100ml or more and closing a beach when test results exceed E.coli 1000/100ml. Wheatland (Lilly Lake) has a policy of posting an advisory for a level of E.coli 235/100 mL or more and closing a beach when test results exceed E.coli 1000/100ml.

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