Orchard Beach reopens after closure

Beach goers will once again be able to enjoy the water at Orchard Beach.

Beach goers will once again be able to enjoy the water at Orchard Beach. (8/30/15)

THE BRONX - Beach goers will once again be able to enjoy the water at Orchard Beach.

Officials closed the beach Friday after they found it was contaminated with sewage and storm water. 

The Department of Health lifted the swimming ban Saturday.

Beach goers can also enjoy the final show of the Bronx Summer Concert Series.

Luis Damon will take the stage Sunday afternoon at Orchard Beach.

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They say the water could be especially hazardous Contamination closes Orchard Beach to swimmers

The water at Orchard Beach was off limits Thursday due to sewage and stormwater runoff.

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