Swimming Not Advised At Two Local Beaches This Weekend

Friday July 18th, 2014

Posted at 12:24pm

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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 16th:

No beaches are officially closed due to high E.coli levels.

Due to possible health risks, swimming is not recommended at Lakeside Beach and West Belle River Beach.

All other beaches are safe.

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