Lake Mohegan in Fairfield closed to swimmers

Swimming was off limits Tuesday at Lake Mohegan in Fairfield. The town health department said the popular swimming area was closed because of high levels

The town health department says the popular swimming area is closed because of high levels of bacteria in the water.

The town health department says the popular swimming area is closed because of high levels of bacteria in the water. (7/26/16)

FAIRFIELD - Swimming was off limits Tuesday at Lake Mohegan in Fairfield.

The town health department said the popular swimming area was closed because of high levels of bacteria in the water.

The problem was due to Monday's heavy rain.

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