Health department shuts down Half Moon Beach due to bacteria concerns

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- A health department has shut down Half Moon Beach because of concern over bacteria levels.

The Eau Claire City-County Health Department announced the closure on its website Wednesday. It says the beach will stay closed until it can re-check bacteria levels.

The department tests the water at public beaches every week during the summer to keep tabs on bacterial levels. It closes beaches when those levels become too high, or the beach receives three or more inches of rain in 24 hours.

You must be logged in to post comments.

Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:
WEAU 13 NEWS 1907 S. Hastings Way Eau Claire, WI 54701 By Phone: Main Number (715) 835-1313 and (715) 832-3474. Tip Line (715) 839-WEAU - (715) 839-9328 Sports Line (715) 852-1537
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 262722741 -
Gray Television, Inc.