High bacteria levels close Lower Sackville beach
A Lower Sackville beach has been closed to swimmers because of high bacteria levels.
Halifax Regional Municipality announced Friday it is closing Kinsmen Beach at First Lake until further notice.
In a news release, the municipality said the results of recent tests indicate the bacteria levels at the beach exceed Health Canada swimming guidelines.
HRM says it regularly tests the water quality at all of its supervised beaches.
Closure notices and other information about its beaches and outdoor pools can be found at www.halifax.ca/rec/Beaches.html.