DEEP: Multiple state park swim areas are closed

(WTNH) — The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection released an updated water quality report on Thursday.

According to DEEP, the swim areas at Indian Well State Park and Kettletown State Park remain closed due to blue-green algae in the water.

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In addition, the swim area at Wadsworth Falls is closed after test results showed high counts of bacteria. The water at Wadsworth Falls will be retested on Aug. 30 with results expected to be released the next day.

DEEP also stated the swim areas at Hammonasset, the eastern portion of Rocky Neck, and Silver Sands are closed due to test results showing high bacteria counts.

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