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Midlands rivers swimming advisory

Lexington, SC - A Midlands Rivers Coalition water quality sample collected on Wednesday, October 16 came back above the standard for swimming at the following site: Blossom Street Bridge on the Lexington Side. A swimming advisory is being issued for the Congaree River from the Confluence to the Rosewood Boat Ramp aka the Jordan Memorial Boat Ramp. Follow-up sampling is being conducted Thursday, October 17, and those results will be reported Friday afternoon.

Contact recreation such as swimming, wading, tubing, and paddling is not recommended in the advisory area. At risk groups, including children, people with compromised immune systems, and people with open wounds, should use extreme caution.

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