The Dennis the Menace Splash Pad has only been open 4 months but because of possible parasitic contamination.

According to NewsWest 9, A parasite called Cryptosporidiosis has been found by local physicians and reported to the Midland Health Department after several cases were linked to Dennis the Menace Park.

People can be infected by the parasite by accidentally swallowing it.

The city says the splash pad will be disinfected over the next several months in preparation for next summer.

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