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Health officials warn against swimming in James River

Aug. 04, 2021 16:10 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia health officials lifted James River swimming and wading restrictions Wednesday after bacteria concentrations returned to an acceptable level a week after a sewage spill. Last week the Virginia Department of Health warned people and pets to...

Health officials warn against swimming in James River

Jul. 29, 2021 11:34 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia health officials are warning people and pets to avoid swimming or wading in the James River after hundreds of thousands of gallons of sewage spilled from a Goochland County sewer line into a tributary of the river. The Virginia Department...