Kits Beach and Trout Lake have officially reopened to swimmers, following closures due to high E.coli levels in July.
The Canadian Recreational Water Quality Guidelines recommend a level of less than 200 E.coli bacteria per 100 mL of water for swimming.
Vancouver swimmers, rejoice! @VCHhealthcare has lifted the swim advisory that has been in place at Kits Beach. At this time, there are NO swim advisories in place in @CityofVancouver. View the latest water quality results: https://t.co/bJgSEp0CtS #Vancouver pic.twitter.com/1PRZwWIbIP
— Vancouver Park Board (@ParkBoard) August 1, 2019
— Vancouver Park Board (@ParkBoard) July 31, 2019
The Vancouver Park Board (VPB) announced that both Kits and Trout Lake are now safe for swimmers.
There are currently no swim advisories in place for the City of Vancouver.