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Outlet Park Beach closed at Melvern Lake

Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Published June 28, 2019
The sign posted by park managers at Outlet Park Beach which is closed immediately due to elevated levels of E. coli bacteria in the water. The water will be tested again Sunday, June 30, 2019, to determine if beach can reopen prior to the 4th of July holiday.

The sign posted by park managers at Outlet Park Beach which is closed immediately due to elevated levels of E. coli bacteria in the water. The water will be tested again Sunday, June 30, 2019, to determine if beach can reopen prior to the 4th of July holiday.

Outlet Park Beach is closed immediately due to elevated levels of E. coli bacteria in the water. The water will be tested again Sunday, June 30, 2019, to determine if beach can reopen prior to the 4th of July holiday.

Outlet Park Beach is closed immediately due to elevated levels of E. coli bacteria in the water. The water will be tested again Sunday, June 30, 2019, to determine if beach can reopen prior to the 4th of July holiday.

 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Melvern Lake announce the immediate closure of Outlet Park Beach due to elevated levels of E. coli bacteria, which could cause health risks. 

The beach will be closed until further notice and will re-open as soon as E. coli have returned to safe levels. Corps officials will have the water at the beach tested again Sunday, June 30, 2019, to determine whether the beach can be opened for the holiday weekend.

Camping and other activities will not be affected.

For more information, contact the Melvern Lake Project Office at 785-549-3318.


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Kansas City District Public Affairs
816-389-3486
CENWK-PA@usace.army.mil
Kansas City, Mo.

Release no. 19-039