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Official Reminder: No Swimming At Reservoirs

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BALTIMORE (AP) — Public works officials are reminding Baltimore area residents that swimming is banned at all the city’s reservoirs.

Baltimore City has three raw-water reservoirs: Prettyboy, Loch Raven and Liberty. Officials say the water can be tempting in the current heat wave, but the reservoirs are not safe for swimming.

Swimming is also banned at man-made Druid Lake, Lake Montebello and Lake Ashburton.

Residents are also reminded that it is illegal to open fire hydrants.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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