Lambton Public Health

Beach Advisories

Page last updated: Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Beach-water testing is underway and continues until the end of August.

Sampled: Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Grand Bend (N. Beach) July 16, 2019

open

NOT POSTED
Swim with Caution

Pinery Provincial Park July 8, 2019

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NOT POSTED
Swim with Caution

Grand Bend (S. Beach) July 16, 2019

open

NOT POSTED
Swim with Caution

Ipperwash Main Beach July 16, 2019

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NOT POSTED
Swim with Caution

Bright's Grove and Mike Weir Park Beach July 16, 2019

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NOT POSTED
Swim with Caution

Canatara Park beach July 16, 2019

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NOT POSTED
Swim with Caution

C. J. McEwen July 15, 2019

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NOT POSTED
Swim with Caution


Important Notes

While no sampling occurs along the St. Clair River, a sign advising of high bacterial levels following heavy rainfall has been permanently placed at:

  • Branton-Cundick Park
  • Brander Park

It should be noted that following a heavy rainfall, the water at area beaches may be temporarily polluted for up to 48 hours. Also, if the water has become cloudy due to wave activity, bacteria from the bottom may become suspended and increase the possibility of illness.

Sampling will continue and updates will follow as necessary.

Water quality information is available 24-hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week by calling the Beach Water Quality Information Line 519 383-3816, toll free 1-800-667-1839 ext. 3816.

Legend

Symbol Message Signs at the Beach
Open

NOT POSTED
Swim with Caution

At this time, there are no warning signs posted at the beach, and levels of bacteria are within the acceptable range according to the Ministry of Health Beach Management Protocol.

Caution sign

Closed

POSTED
Unsafe to Swim

Warning signs have been posted at the beach due to recent high levels of E.coli bacteria.

Warning sign