Partial Body Contact Advisory Issued for Sunset Park

A partial body contact advisory is in place for Sunset Park in Grand Traverse County after recent water samples showed elevated levels of E. coli.

Sunset Park, located at 635 E. Front St. in Traverse City, tested at 770 E. coli/100mL, according to the Grand Traverse County Health Department. The threshold for declaring an advisory is 300 E. coli/100ml.

When a partial body contact advisory is issued, it means Michiganders can wade, fish and paddle in the water, but contact with the water above the waist is not recommended.

Sunset Park is being re-sampled Thursday. Results from the re-sampling will be available Friday.

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