Swimming advisory issued for Hilton Beach in Newport News

Posted at 4:36 PM, May 22, 2014
and last updated 2014-05-23 06:18:05-04

Newport News, Va. – A swimming advisory has been issued for Hilton Park Beach in Newport News.

Officials collected samples on May 20th and 21st and they say bacteria levels exceeded state water quality standards.

They’ve posted a sign alerting folks on the beach about the advisory.

They will collect more samples and they expect to have the results by Friday.

Officials will lift the advisory once bacteria levels return to a safe level.

Stay with NewsChannel 3 for more updates.