Lo­cal beaches get good rat­ing

Stanstead Journal - - NEWS - Vic­to­ria Vanier

TheQue­bec min­istry re­spon­si­ble for the en­vi­ron­ment, of­fi­cially now known as the Min­is­tere du Devel­oppe­ment durable, de l’En­vi­ron­nement et de la Lutte con­tre les change­ments cli­mac­tiques, posts daily up­dates on its web­site on the qual­ity of the wa­ter at public beaches. The fol­low­ing beaches, fol­lowed by their rat­ing, were tested on Au­gust 11th, in Or­ford: Fraser Lake, A; Stukely Lake, A; Cen­tre de Vil­le­gia­ture Jou­vence, A; Park­side Ranch, A. Beaches tested on Au­gust 12th in Ayer’s Cliff and North Hat­ley were: Camp­ing du Lac Mas­saw­ippi, A; Camp Mas­saw­ippi, B; North Hat­ley Re­cre­ation So­ci­ety, B. Beaches tested on Au­gust 14th were: Wil­vaken, A, (Ma­gog); and Camp Saint Pat’s Old Boys, A, (Stoke).

An ‘A’ rat­ing in­di­cates ex­cel­lent wa­ter; a ‘B’ means good; a ‘C’ is pass­able; and a ‘D’ means pol­luted. The wa­ter qual­ity of Que­bec beaches can also be found on the Min­istry’s web­site at www.md­delcc.gouv.qc.ca or by call­ing 1 800 561-1616.

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