Bacteria count closes Olcott Beach


OLCOTT, N.Y. (WIVB) – The Niagara County Health Department has once again closed down Olcott Beach.

Officials say the water is not safe because of high levels of bacteria. Swimming is currently off-limits.

The advisory remains in effect until further testing shows bacteria levels have dropped. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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