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Residents advised to not swim at Black Rock Beach

Friday, June 28, 2013 (Halifax, NS) - HRM citizens are advised not to swim at Black Rock beach due to high bacteria levels. The beach has not yet been officially opened, but HRM felt given the levels, citizens should be notified.

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

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

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Cameron Deacoff
HRM Energy & Environment

Janet Bryson
HRM Communications





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