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The Anne Arundel County Health Department is warning people not to swim at several beaches due to high bacteria levels.

The Anne Arundel County Health Department is warning people not to swim at several beaches due to high bacteria levels.

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CBF reissues report on flesh-eating bacteria in area water

Report from 2009 offers background and urges compliance with Chesapeake clean water blueprint

With news accounts of “flesh-eating” bacteria infections suffered by bathers in Maryland and the District of Columbia in recent days, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is reissuing its 2009 report that documented the rise in such infections.

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Health Department bans swimming at Anne Arundel County beaches

High levels of bacteria detected

If you are planning to to take a dip at an Anne Arundel County beach, think again.