Beltzville, Locust lakes reopen beaches
The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has reopened the beach area at Beltzville State Park in Carbon County and Locust Lake State Park in Schuylkill County to swimming effective Friday morning.
The test results at Beltzville for July 10 have returned normal bacterial levels.
Beltzville Lake was closed to swimming on Wednesday after a water sample on Monday showed high bacterial counts.
Locust Lake was shut down for swimming on July 3 after water samples showed high bacteria levels in the water.