E.coli Poses Possible Health Risk Levels At Six Local Beaches This Week

Friday July 4th, 2014

Posted at 10:30am

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With the summer swimming season kicking into high gear, windsoriteDOTca will once again be providing weekly beach reports every Friday all summer long.

We will let you know which beaches are safe for swimming, and those that are not.

Water samples to test for E.coli are taken every Wednesday. The samples are sent to a public health lab in London. Testing is done Thursday and the results are given to the Health Unit by Friday.

Based on samples taken Wednesday, July 2nd:

No beaches are officially closed.

Due to possible health risks, swimming is not recommended at Cedar Beach, Cedar Island Beach, Colchester Beach, Holiday Beach, Lakeside Beach and Seacliff Beach.

All other beaches are safe.

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