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7 Michigan beaches closed because of high bacteria levels

Beach closures stretch weeks in metro Detroit
Posted at 12:13 PM, Jul 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-12 12:13:48-04

(WXYZ) — It's going to be another warm weekend across metro Detroit and the state and people will be flocking to the beach, but seven Michigan beaches are closed because of high bacteria levels.

According to the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, three of the beaches are in metro Detroit, and the closed beaches are spread across the state.

The beaches that are closed include (Metro Detroit counties are bolded):

– Reed Lake - Reed Lake Property Owners in Oakland County
– Ross Lake - Beaverton City Park in Gladwin County
– Eagle Lake - Lakeland Estates in Oakland County
– White Lake - Maple Park in Muskegon County
– Lake Michigan - Public Shoreline Beach - Thompson in Schoolcraft County
– Lake Michigan - Rogers Park - MDOT in Schoolcraft County
– Sandy Bottom Lake - Water's Edge Camp in Livingston County