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The shit: Close the popular swimming lake

The hot summer weather continues this week in Denmark.

But the bathers, who had plans for an excursion to the popular swimming lake Hvidsø northeast of Ringsted, must wait with a cold dip.

There are bathing public, according to Ringsted Municipality has measured large amounts of coliform bacteria in the water.

The typing of the municipality Monday in a press release.

'Water with less than 100 coliform bacteria per. 100 ml is considered suitable for bathing, while water with more than 1000 are considered unsuitable. There is measured the 9800 pr.100 ml. With so high a number, recommend the director of patient safety, to prohibit bathing in the lake until further notice', is it from the municipality.

One should therefore refrain from swimming in the lake. Children and animals are also requested to keep themselves from playing in the area, by the lake or to drink of the water.

You are now in the process of taking more samples of the bathing water. First, when the content of coliform bacteria is back to an acceptable level, will open Hvidsø again.

'Ringsted Municipality has launched new samplings and expect to receive the results on Wednesday and will inform about it, when the water again to bathe in, in addition, will 'Bathing prohibited' sign at the swimming lake will be taken down', writes the municipality.

It is as yet unknown, why there is found high quantities of coliform bacteria in the water, it sounds in conclusion.

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