Queensland Beach in Hubbards is closed to swimmers due to high bacteria.
Beach supervisors regularly test the water quality at all supervised municipal beaches during the summer months. Recent test results indicate bacteria levels at this beach exceeds Health Canada swimming guidelines.
High bacteria levels can be caused by a number of factors, including weather conditions and waterfowl. Staff will continue testing the water until bacteria levels return to normal. The municipality will advise residents when the beach reopens.
For more information on supervised municipal beaches and outdoor pools across the Halifax region, please visit our beaches page.
It will remain closed to swimmers until water testing results show that the water is safe for swimming
Source : Media Release