The Aquafolie beach, Camp des Voyageurs Tim Horton closes due to contamination
Article published on 8 August 2019
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The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change issued a press release this morning regarding the closure the Aquafolie Beach, Camp des Voyageurs Tim Horton, located in the municipality of Pontiac, due to high bacteriological contamination. According to the results of the lab analysis on Tuesday, August 6th, the waters at Aquafolie beach does not conform to the bacteriological standards. As a results, the Ministry of Environment has issued a strict ban on the beach and is asking residents to avoid swimming until the Ministry advises otherwise.

For more information on the bacteriological swimming standards, you can see the Programme Environnement-Plage on the Ministère de l’Environnement et de la Lutte Contre les changements climatiques’ website.

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