August 21, 2014 7:34 am

Birch Cove beach in Dartmouth closed to swimming

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HALIFAX – Birch Cove beach on Lake Banook in Dartmouth has been closed to swimming due to high bacteria levels.

The Halifax Regional Municipality said on Wednesday the beach would remain closed until further notice.

Recent water quality tests indicated the level of bacteria exceeded Health Canada swimming guidelines.

For the latest information on the city’s various beaches and outdoor pools, residents can visit the city’s website.

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