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NR 20-023: Cheatham Lake Right Bank Recreation Area closed

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District
Published Sept. 9, 2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces the immediate closure of the Right Bank Recreation Area Beach at Cheatham Lake in Ashland City, Tennessee, due to elevated levels of Escherichia Coli. The area is still open for picnicking and boat launching. (Courtesy Asset)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces the immediate closure of the Right Bank Recreation Area Beach at Cheatham Lake in Ashland City, Tennessee, due to elevated levels of Escherichia Coli. The area is still open for picnicking and boat launching. (Courtesy Asset)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 9, 2020) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces the immediate closure of the Right Bank Recreation Area Beach at Cheatham Lake in Ashland City, Tennessee, due to elevated levels of Escherichia coli (E. Coli.). The area is still open for picnicking and boat launching.   

Signs have been posted at the entrances of the beach warning the public not to swim or wade at this location.  Follow-up testing of the Right Bank Beach swimming area will continue until conditions return to acceptable levels.  For any questions pertaining to the beach closure, please call the Cheatham Lake Resource Manager’s Office at 615-792-5697. 

The public can obtain news, updates and information from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District on the district’s website at www.lrn.usace.army.mil, on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/nashvillecorps and on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/nashvillecorps. The public can also follow Cheatham lake on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/cheathamlake.)


Contact
Bill Peoples
615-736-7161
chief.public-affairs@usace.army.mil

Release no. 20-111