Lake Altoona Swimming Beach; Big Falls Wading Area Closed

The Eau Claire County Parks and Forest Department says that because of high bacteria levels wading at Big Falls and swimming at the Lake Altoona County Park are closed.

Also, parks officials report that Otter Creek contains high bacteria levels.

The Eau Claire City-County Health Department regularly tests for bacteria levels.

Officials say when the levels fall to safe limits, the public will be informed.