Category Archives: Water Quality

For the record: On Sep 22, 2020 Council passed progressive by-law that will help protect lake water quality

At a special meeting of Halifax Regional Council on Sep 22, 2020, councillors passed Item No 11.1.4 Grade Alteration By law and Halifax Stormwater Standards for Development Activities. Said Sackville Rivers Association President Walter Regan in a letter to Mayor … Continue reading

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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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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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