Sandpoint, West Belle River Beaches Closed Due To High Bacteria

Friday July 17th, 2015

Posted at 11:33am


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

Water samples testing for E.coli bacteria 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 15th, 2015:

Swimming is not recommended at Cedar Island Beach, Hillman Marsh Beach, Holiday Beach, and Mettawas Beach.

Sandpoint and West Belle River beaches are closed this week.

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