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Heather Beach closed to swimming

['Rainy weather kept beachgoers away on Monday, but despite what has been a wet summer lifeguards at Heather Beach say things are pretty much on par with last year when it comes to traffic. Darrell Cole – Amherst Daily News']
Heather Beach, near Northport, is closed to swimmers until further notice because of high bacteria counts.

Because of high bacteria count

AMHERST – Heather Beach near Northport is closed to swimming until further notice.

The provincial Environment Department issued the news via Twitter just before noon on Monday.

It says the beach will is closed to swimming because of high bacteria.

It will remain closed to swimmers until water testing results show the water is safe for swimming.

For information on beach monitoring check https://novascotia.ca/nse/environmental-health/beaches.asp

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