FORT WALTON BEACH — Two Okaloosa County parks have potentially hazardous bathing water, the Florida Department of Health in Okaloosa County stated June 12.

Liza Jackson Park, Fort Walton Beach, and Lincoln Park, Valparaiso, failed tests based on EPA-recommended enterococci standards. Enteric bacteria's presence indicates fecal pollution from stormwater runoff, pets and wildlife or human sewage.