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UPDATED: Lake Waushakum Closed in Framingham

Lake Waushakum beach still remains closed due to high bacteria in the water. It may re-open Saturday afternoon, depending on the latest test results.

Lake Waushakum beach is closed for the rest of today, July 17 and will be closed tomorrow, July 18 until at least noon. Credit: Susan Scully Petroni
Lake Waushakum beach is closed for the rest of today, July 17 and will be closed tomorrow, July 18 until at least noon. Credit: Susan Scully Petroni
UPDATED: Lake Waushakum will be closed all day Friday, according to Framingham Parks & Recreation. It will be closed part of Saturday too, until new water quality testing is done.

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Lake Waushakum beach is closed for the rest of today, July 17, and will be closed tomorrow, July 18 until at least noon.

Framingham Parks & Recreation Department said the beach failed a water quality test.

Results of a new test are expected Friday before noon.

If the water quality has improved the beach will open from from noon to 7 p.m. on Friday.

The town's two other beaches Learneds Pond and Saxonville beach are open and have no water quality issues.

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Originally posted at 3:03 p.m. on July 17. Updated at 3:45 p.m. on Friday, July 18. Updated again at 1:52 a.m. for Saturday's newsletter.

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