Silver Sands beach in Milford reopens to swimmers

The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection had closed the water to swimming after discovering high levels of bacteria.

The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection had closed the water to swimming after discovering high levels of bacteria. (8/25/16)

MILFORD - Swimming is back on at Silver Sands State Park in Milford today.

The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection had closed the water to swimming after discovering high levels of bacteria.

Officials say the water is now safe.

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