The King County West Point Treatment Plant experienced an equipment shutdown early on Thursday, Feb. 9.
Seattle Parks and Recreation is posting signs at several beaches warning people to avoid contact with the water and sand over the next several days as a precaution.
The following beaches will be closed until the situation is resolved: Smith Cove Beach, West Ewing Mini Park Beach, Discovery Park Beach, Commodore Park Beach and Golden Gardens Beach.
UPDATE: Seattle & King County Public Health has cleared Alki Beach, Seacrest Beach and Myrtle Edwards Beach to reopen.
The Beach Progam at Mee Kwa Mooks Beach is canceled for Friday, February 10. Beach passes will not be issued at Discovery Park until the beach is re-opened.
For the latest information on the King County West Point Treatment Plant, please visit their incident response website here.