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Official reminder: no swimming at reservoirs

Friday - 6/22/2012, 8:12am  ET

BALTIMORE - Public works officials are reminding Baltimore area residents that swimming is banned at all the city's reservoirs.

Baltimore City has three raw-water reservoirs: Prettyboy, Loch Raven and Liberty. Officials say the water can be tempting in the current heat wave, but the reservoirs are not safe for swimming.

Swimming is also banned at man-made Druid Lake, Lake Montebello and Lake Ashburton.

Residents are also reminded that it is illegal to open fire hydrants.


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