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Volunteer cleanup scheduled today at Hammonton Lake Park

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Hammonton resident Tait Chirenje talks about how to sample the water at Hammonton Lake on Friday. Fecal coliform are bacteria associated with the presence of fecal matter, and with potential gastroenteritis and other illnesses, said Chirenje, a professor of environmental science at Richard Stockton College in Galloway Township. 

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Volunteers will converge on Hammonton Lake Park today to pick up litter from the shore and surrounding Smith Conservation Area, but it will take more than a one-day cleanup to get the water in shape for swimming.

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Staff photo by Edward Lea

Hammonton resident Tait Chirenje talks about how to sample the water at Hammonton Lake on Friday. Fecal coliform are bacteria associated with the presence of fecal matter, and with potential gastroenteritis and other illnesses, said Chirenje, a professor of environmental science at Richard Stockton College in Galloway Township.