Skidders Beach Closed to Swimming

Thursday, July 09, 2015

The Community Health, Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is advising community that Skidders Beach in Cornwall Island is closed to swimming due to high bacteria levels. 

Employees regularly test the water quality at designated public beaches and recent test results indicate that bacteria levels at Skidders Beach exceed Health Canada swimming guidelines. The Community Health will advise residents when the beach reopens. 

For more information on designated public beaches across the Akwesasne region, please contact: Environmental Health Officer- MCA at 613-575-2341 ext 3226 or Allyson Lamesse at 613-575-2341 ext 3229.