June 19, 2019 lake test results: Paddock Hooker Lake Association beach under caution

The Paddock Hooker Lake Association beach on Paddock Lake is under a swim caution after water test results showed elevated E.coli levels there.

Wednesday’s results causing the caution at PHLA was 411 E.coli/100 mL.

Full results reported June 19, 2019 by the Kenosha County Division of Health were:

  • Randall — Powers Lake, 10 E.coli/100 mL (reported by town of Randall).
  • Bristol — Lake George 103rd Street, 5
    E.coli/100 mL; Lake George 101st Street, 108
    E.coli/100 mL.
  • Paddock Lake — Old Settlers County Park beach, 4 E.coli/100 mL; North Shore Beach Association, 84 E.coli/100 mL; Hoag Beach, 6 E.coli/100 mL; Paddock-Hooker Lake Association Beach on Paddock Lake, 411 E.coli/100 mL; Paddock-Hooker Lake Association Beach (diving board area in channel), 19 E.coli/100 mL.
  • Salem Lakes — Silver Lake at Silver Lake County Park beach, 13 E.coli/100 mL; Silver Lake at DeWitt Park, 28 E.coli/100 mL; Center Lake, 6 E.coli/100 mL; Camp Lake, 9 E.coli/100 mL; Lake Shangri-la #1, 7 E.coli/100 mL; Hooker Lake, 3 E.coli/100 mL.
  • Wheatland — Lilly Lake, <1 E.coli/100 mL.
  • Twin Lakes — Lance Park on Lake Mary, 117 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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