E. Coli levels cause six Missouri swimming beaches to close

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 | 6:46 p.m. CDT

JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri officials have closed swimming beaches at a half-dozen state parks because of high levels of E. coli bacteria.

The Department of Natural Resources said Wednesday the beaches will be closed for the weekend.

One of the six beaches, at Mark Twain State Park in Monroe County, had already been closed because of high water levels.

The others being closed for the weekend are located at:

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