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Kinsmen Beach at First Lake is closed to swimming

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 (Halifax, NS) - HRM citizens are advised that Kinsmen Beach at First Lake in Sackville is closed to swimming due to high bacteria levels.

HRM regularly tests the water quality at its supervised beaches and recent test results indicate bacteria levels at Kinsmen Beach exceed Health Canada swimming guidelines. HRM citizens will be advised when the beach reopens.

For more information on HRM’s supervised beaches and outdoor pools visit

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Media contacts:

Cameron Deacoff
HRM Energy & Environment

Tiffany Chase
HRM Communications



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