BELLE ISLE (WXYZ) — According to the Detroit Health Department, Belle Isle Beach is closed until further notice due to high levels of E. coli in the water.
According to the health department, the levels are above safe swimming levels. So the DNR has closed Belle Isle and posted signs asking visitors not to swim.
On Twitter, the health department says the beach will remain closed until "sample results show safe E. coli levels."
BELLE ISLE BEACH CLOSED: Recent samplings at Belle Isle have shown levels of E. coli that are above safe swimming levels. The DNR has closed Belle Isle and posted signs advising visitors not to swim. The beach will remain closed until sample results show safe E. coli levels. pic.twitter.com/if99S5C2kR— Detroit Health Department (@DetHealth) August 19, 2021