Mosquito Creek Reservoir under water contamination advisory
The advisory was issued Friday due to high bacteria levels
-originally posted on July 8, 2016
NORTH BLOOMFIELD, Ohio (WKBN) – The Mosquito Creek Reservoir is currently under a water contamination advisory, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.
The advisory was issued Friday due to high bacteria levels. The reservoir has been under contamination advisories four times since 2013 due to high bacteria levels.
A sample was taken Wednesday, showing e. Coli levels were 940 colonies/100ml of water, well above the Ohio Water Quality recommendations for public beaches of 235 colonies E. Coli /100ml of water.
The advisory won’t be lifted until e. Coli levels are lowered.