Safe swimming report: Oakville, Coronation and Bronte problem areas. Read on for details.

By Staff

BURLINGTON, ON August 12, 2010 – The following beaches have high levels of bacteria and are unsafe for swimming:


Coronation Park East,

Coronation Park West,

Bronte Beach Park

The Halton Region Health Department tests recreational water throughout Halton.  Beach water samples taken on August 9 and 10 revealed the following beaches have acceptable levels of bacteria and are safe for swimming:

• Burlington – Beachway Park North, Beachway Park South
• Halton Hills – Prospect Park Old Beach
• Milton – Kelso Conservation Area

Residents can also call Halton Region to find out which beaches have acceptable levels of bacteria or which have been posted as unsafe for swimming due to poor water quality.  Beach water quality information is available 24 hours a day by dialing 311 or calling 905-825-6000, toll free 1-866-442-5866 or TTY 905-827-9983.  During regular business hours ask for beach information, and after regular business hours press 0 for health information.





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