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Bacteria closes Lithia Springs swimming area

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HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL (WFLA) -

Hillsborough county officials have closed the swimming area at Lithia Springs due to elevated levels of bacteria.

Tests done after the recent rainfall revealed the higher bacteria levels.  The county says the spring will be closed until an acceptable water sample reading is received by the Hillsborough County Health Department.

The Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department will submit a new water sample to the Health Department on Monday, June 17.  If everything looks normal, the Lithia Springs swimming area will reopen and the health advisory will be lifted.

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