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Two Area Rivers Fail To Meet EPA Standards For Swimming


August 12, 2019

Each Thursday afternoon throughout the spring, summer and fall, the Green Riverkeeper releases new, up-to-date bacteria monitoring results for six monitoring sites at public access points within the Green River Basin. Results are posted to the Swim Guide website at

The Swim Guide lists each testing site as either passing or failing, according to the EPA limit for E. coli in recreational waters of 235 cfu (or colony forming units) per 100 milliliters.

The results from testing on Wednesday, Aug. 8, showed limits being exceeding of EPA standard for health at two of six...

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