Gananoque’s Joel Stone Beach closed due to E. coli

Joel Stone Beach. Photo via Philip Chan

Gananoque’s Joel Stone Beach has been temporarily closed due to elevated levels of E. coli.

“We apologize for any inconvenience; however, the health unit has identified higher levels of E. coli in the waters at Joel Stone Beach and town staff have posted cautionary signage use at own risk,” Gananoque staff said in a release regarding the closure.

The estimated time of the service disruption is unknown at this time

The unplanned disruption includes the beach area only, and the splash pad located at 135 Water Street remains open between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Washrooms also remain open between the hours of 8 a.m. and 11:00 p.m.

“We will continue to monitor the situation with the health unit and will update as required,” the town said.


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