Charles Officials Warn of Unsafe Water at Recreation Areas - Southern Maryland Headline News

Charles Officials Warn of Unsafe Water at Recreation Areas


The Charles County Department of Health Division of Environmental Health Services today issued an advisory that warns the public to avoid contact with the water around the following areas:

- Friendship Landing at Nanjemoy Creek
- Sweden Point boat ramp

According to officials, stream samples taken on June 20, 2006, to test for bacteria in this area exceeded the maximum contaminant level for recreational use. Additional sampling will be conducted to test the water quality.

For more information, you contact the Charles County Department of Health Environmental Health Services Division at 301-609-6751.

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