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July 29, 2014 at 4:36 PM

Bellevue’s Chism beach reopens after sewage scare

The swimming area at Chism Beach Park reopened today after tests showed the water was unaffected by nearby sewage overflow. The City of Bellevue closed the swimming area at the beach, located at 9600 S.E. 11th St., yesterday when sewage was discovered in the vicinity of the park. Water-quality tests taken by county officials yesterday showed that…

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July 28, 2014 at 8:57 PM

Chism Beach in Bellevue closed to swimming after sewage overflow

The swimming area at Chism Beach Park in Bellevue is closed until further notice after sewer overflow was found near the park, according to the Bellevue Parks & Community Services Department. Public Health Seattle & King County recommended the closure after quickly identifying a small amount of overflow found near the beach,  located at 9600 S.E. 11th…

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