DEEP: Swimming at 2 state parks back open Thursday after bacteria found

This is a photo of a body of water.  (Source: Pexels/stock image)
This is a photo of a body of water. (Source: Pexels/stock image)((Source: Pexels/stock image))
Published: Jun. 29, 2022 at 9:43 AM EDT
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(WFSB) – Swimming at two state parks is back open Thursday after bacteria was found in the water, according to the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP).

Quaddick State Park in Thompson, and Squantz Pond State Park in New Fairfield are open for swimming after bacteria was found in the water Wednesday.

Gay City State Park in Hebron is still closed to swimming, said DEEP.

DEEP said beaches and swimming areas around the state are tested weekly.