Two area beaches unfit for swimming 0
The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit reports the following beach testing results for Haliburton County.
The information is current for the week of Aug. 27, 2012, and is based on the most recent test results from the provincial lab in Peterborough for water samples taken from these beaches. Local residents should note:
- Beaches marked as ‘OPEN’ are considered within 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.
- Beaches listed as ‘Results Unavailable’ indicate test results are not yet available. People can call the Health Unit or visit www.hkpr.on.ca for the most up-to-date results on these beaches.
Algonquin Highlands Area
Dorest Parkette Results Unavailable
Stanhope Beach Results Unavailable
Hall’s Lake Beach (Township of Stanhope) Results Unavailable
Dysart et al Area
Eagle Lake OPEN
Haliburton Lake South POSTED
Indian Point OPEN
Pine Lake OPEN
Sandy Cove Beach OPEN
Highlands East Area
Gooderham Beach OPEN
Paudash Lake OPEN
Minden Hills Area
Bisset Beach - Minden Results Unavailable
Little Horseshoe Lake Results Unavailable
Twelve Mile Lake Results Unavailable
For more information, contact a Public Health Inspector in your local Health Unit office or visit www.hkpr.on.ca.