Partial opening of Lake O' The Pines beaches

Posted by Morgan Chesky

FORT WORTH, TX – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials have reopened two swim beach areas on Lake O' the Pines that were previously closed due to high bacteria levels in the water. The reopened areas are Brushy Creek Campground and Johnson Creek Campground due to favorable test results.

Testing will continue in the areas that results were above the state standards with the next samples to be taken next week so results will be obtained prior to the weekend.

As a public safety measure the U.S Army Corps of Engineers conducts weekly water quality monitoring of all the Corps operated swim beach areas.

As a rule the U.S Army Corps of Engineers has set public safety as its foremost priority and will take action to assure visitors enjoy a safe recreational experience.

Questions regarding Lake O' the Pines swim beach areas and water quality monitoring should be directed to the Lake O' the Pines Project Office at 903-665-2336.

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