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Water quality advisory rescinded for Vernon’s Kin Beach

The City of Vernon had issued a water quality advisory for Kin Beach on Okanagan Lake saying swimming was not recommended.
The City of Vernon had issued a water quality advisory for Kin Beach on Okanagan Lake saying swimming was not recommended. Global News

A water quality advisory issued for Kin Beach last week has been removed, the City of Vernon announced on Friday.

On July 5, the city issued the advisory due to adverse weather and higher-than-allowable bacterial counts.

READ MORE: Water quality advisory issued for Kin Beach on Okanagan Lake; swimming not recommended

Signs were posted on the popular Okanagan Lake beach that swimming was not recommended at the time.

Now, though, the city says the beach area is open to the public and it is safe to once again swim in the area.

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For more information about beach water quality from Interior Health, such as current beach samples, click here.

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