Date: September 19, 2017

Mainly cloudy with 70 percent chance of showers and risk of a thunderstorm. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 26. Humidex 31. UV index 5 or moderate.

Temp
18.0C

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Area Beach Update

This page was reviewed or revised on Friday, July 21, 2017 1:11 PM

Point Edward, ON - The County of Lambton's Medical Officer of Health advises the following update on area beaches that were sampled for the week of July 17, 2017.

Beaches Sampled on Lake Huron:

  • Grand Bend (North Beach)
  • Grand Bend (South Beach)
  • Highland Glen
  • Bright’s Grove (including Mike Weir Park)
  • Canatara Park
  • Pinery Provincial Park
  • Ipperwash Main Beach

There are no beaches posted with warning signs at this time.

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

  • Seager Park
  • Branton Cundick Park
  • Brander Park

Following heavy rainfall, the water at area beaches may be temporarily polluted for up to 48 hours. If the water becomes cloudy due to wave activity, bacteria from the bottom may become suspended and increase the risk of illness.

Sampling continues; updates will follow as necessary.

Beach 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 or visit www.lambtonhealth.on.ca.

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Please contact:

Theresa Warren
Public Health Inspector
County of Lambton
519-383-8331 ext. 3576
theresa.warren@county-lambton.on.ca