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Local beach water testing results for week of August 8th

KAWARTHA LAKES-Here’s the latest local beach water test results.

The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit provides weekly beach testing results for the City of Kawartha Lakes during the summer months. The following are the latest results:

Testing is based on the most recent test results from the provincial lab in Peterborough for water samples taken from these beaches. The Health Unit advises local residents to note:

  • Beaches marked as ‘OPEN‘ are considered within the acceptable levels as set out in the Ontario government’s Beach Management Protocol.
  • Beaches marked ‘POSTED” indicate bacterial levels in the water are higher than those considered acceptable as set out in the Ontario government’s Beach Management  Protocol, making them unsafe for bathing.

Bexley Township Area

Blanchard’s Road Beach  – OPEN

Bobcaygeon Area

Beach Park  – OPEN

Riverview Beach Park  – to come

Eldon Township Area

Centennial Park West  – OPEN

Emily/Omemee Area

Omemee Beach  – OPEN

Fenelon Falls Area

Birch Point  – OPEN

Bond Street  – OPEN

Sturgeon Point Beach  – OPEN

Laxton Township Area

Head Lake  – OPEN

Norland Bathing Area  – OPEN

Mariposa Township Area

Valentia Beach (aka Sandbar Beach)  – OPEN

Somerville Township Area

Burnt River Beach – Somerville  – OPEN

Burnt River Four Mile Lake  – OPEN

Verulam Township Area

Centennial Beach  – to come

Verulam Recreational Park  – OPEN

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Pamela Vanmeer
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