Monthly Archives: August 2019

Water quality issue at Sandy Lake Bedford has subsided (Aug 9, 2019)

Whatever it was, “it” has largely subsided. “It” appeared at Sandy Lake Beach quite suddenly on Tuesday a.m. Aug 6, 2019 On Wed a.m., Aug 7, HRM took water samples and put up a No Swimming sign; a Risk Advisory … Continue reading

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Advisory issued for Sandy Lake due to possible blue-green algae bloom Aug 7, 2019

UPDATE 2:35 pm, Thurs Aug 8, 2019: Risk advisory for Sandy Lake lifted “When an algae bloom is observed, a risk advisory is issued and initial testing is done to determine whether the algae bloom is toxin producing. If the … Continue reading

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Sandy Lake inundated by unpleasant, suspended, reddish, soapy material Aug 6, 2019; and lake level falling quickly

I happened to be at Sandy Lake Beach Park on the morning of Aug 6, 2019, shortly after the beach area was inundated with an unpleasant suspended, reddish, soapy material. It wasn’t there when the lifegurads first arrived. They told … Continue reading

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