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Kinsmen beach closed for swimming

Thursday, July 5, 2012 (Halifax, NS) - HRM citizens are advised that Kinsmen beach at First Lake, Lower Sackville, is closed for swimming due to high bacteria levels.

HRM regularly tests the water quality at its supervised beaches and recent test results indicated bacteria levels at Kinsmen beach exceed Health Canada swimming guidelines.

HRM citizens will be advised when the beach re-opens for swimming.

For more information on HRM’s supervised beaches visit


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Cameron Deacoff

HRM Environmental Performance Officer


Tiffany Chase

HRM Communications







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