Water, Earth, Sky

Scott Shenk writes about the environment.

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Swimming advisory

If you’re heading down to Fairview Beach, you might want to stay out of the water this weekend. The Health Department has posted a swimming advisory.  A weekly water test on Monday showed that bacteria levels were above what’s considered safe.  And a follow-up test, usually done by mid-week,  wasn’t available, so the advisory will be in effect through the weekend.  See my story in tomorrow’s Free Lance-Star for more details.

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