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Beach Testing Results

Last updated: 2:02 pm, Tuesday, July 5th, 2022

Follow all COVID-19 public health measures when attending beaches and local recreational areas, including:

  • Do not go out if you are sick or unwell. Always conduct a COVID-19 self-assessment before leaving your home.
  • Follow all parking restrictions in the area. If the parking lot is full when you arrive, the beach is at capacity. Do NOT park on the roadway.
  • Always keep 2 metres of physical distance from anyone who you don’t live with.
  • Pack your hand sanitizer, sunscreen, and bug spray.
  • Be aware that the Smoke-Free Ontario Act and municipal smoking by-laws restrict smoking and vaping at area beaches, parks, playgrounds and sports fields. Any person who sees people smoking, vaping, or using cannabis at beaches and within park boundaries may report a violation by phoning the PPH Tobacco Enforcement Officers at 705-743-1000 or reporting the offence online at www.peterboroughpublichealth.ca/sfoa.

Beach Sampling Testing Results:

SAFE – Geometric Mean concentration of 5 samples with </= 200 E. coli/100mL water and/or Single-sample maximum concentration with </= 400 E. coli/100mL water
UNSAFE – Geometric Mean concentration of 5 samples with >200 E. coli/100mL water and/or Single-sample maximum concentration with >400 E. coli/100mL water
CLOSED – Potential adverse events such as confirmed Blue-green algae bloom

Between sampling periods, the beach water may have unsafe levels of bacteria due to:

  • Heavy rainfall
  • Large numbers of waterfowl
  • High winds or wave activity
  • Large numbers of swimmers

CITY OF PETERBOROUGH BEACHES (sampled each business day):

Rogers Cove (131 Maria Street, Peterborough)
SAMPLE DATE: 4-July-2022
STATUS: SAFE

Beavermead Park (2011 Ashburnham Drive, Peterborough)

SAMPLE DATE: 4-July-2022
STATUS: SAFE

PETERBOROUGH COUNTY BEACHES (sampled weekly):

Back Dam Park (902 Rock Road, Warsaw, Township of Douro-Dummer)
SAMPLE DATE: 27-June-2022
STATUS: SAFE

Buckhorn Beach (12 John Street, Buckhorn, Municipality of Trent Lakes)
SAMPLE DATE: 4-July-2022
STATUS: UNSAFE

Crowe’s Line Beach (240 Crowe’s Line Road, Trent Lakes)
SAMPLE DATE: 4-July-2022
STATUS: SAFE

Lance Wood Park, Curve Lake (150 Whetung Street E, Curve Lake)
SAMPLE DATE: 4-July-2022
STATUS: SAFE

Henry’s Gumming, Curve Lake (150 Chemong Street S, Curve Lake)
SAMPLE DATE: 4-July-2022
STATUS: SAFE

Douro North Park (205 Douro Second Line, Township of Douro-Dummer)
SAMPLE DATE: 27-June-2022
STATUS: SAFE

Ennismore Waterfront Park (1053 Ennis Road, Ennismore)
SAMPLE DATE: 29-June-2022
STATUS: SAFE

Hiawatha Beach (1 Lakeshore Road, Hiawatha)
SAMPLE DATE: 27-June-2022
STATUS: SAFE

Jones Beach (908 Jones Beach Road, Bridgenorth)
SAMPLE DATE: 23-June-2022
STATUS: SAFE

Lakefield Park (100 Hague Boulevard, Lakefield)
SAMPLE DATE: 29-June-2022
STATUS: SAFE

Norwood Beach at Mill Pond (12 Belmont Street, Norwood)
SAMPLE DATE: 27-June-2022
STATUS: SAFE

Sandy Beach (1239 Lakehurst Road, Municipality of Trent Lakes)
SAMPLE DATE: 4-July-2022
STATUS: SAFE

Selwyn Beach Conservation Area (2251 Birch Island Road, Selwyn)
SAMPLE DATE: 29-June-2022
STATUS: SAFE

Squirrel Creek Conservation Area (2445 Wallace Point Road, South Monaghan)

SAMPLE DATE: 27-June-2022
STATUS: SAFE

Warsaw Caves Conservation Area (289 Caves Road, Warsaw, Township of Douro-Dummer)

SAMPLE DATE: 27-June-2022
STATUS: SAFE

PETERBOROUGH COUNTY BEACHES (sampled monthly):

Belmont Lake (376 Miles of Memories Road, Belmont)
SAMPLE DATE: 2-June-2022
STATUS: SAFE

Chandos Beach (2800 County Road/Highway 620, North Kawartha)
SAMPLE DATE: 2-June-2022
STATUS: SAFE     

Kasshabog Lake (431 Peninsula Road, Havelock)
SAMPLE DATE: 2-June-2022
STATUS: SAFE

Quarry Bay (1986 Northey’s Bay Road, Woodview)
SAMPLE DATE: 31-May-2022
STATUS: SAFE

White’s Beach (26 Clearview Drive, Trent Lakes)
SAMPLE DATE: 4-July-2022
STATUS: SAFE