Birch Island Beach

Happy Valley- Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador

Birch Island Beach is a sandy, historic beach right in the centre of Happy Valley. Riverkeeper has given this beach a "red" status because there is a raw sewage outfall just below the beach.

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is essential right now. Follow the advice of the health experts. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Heading to the beach should only be considered an option if social distancing practices can be followed. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter the efforts to curb the virus’ spread.

For more information, please visit the World Health Organization public resource on COVID-19.

Water Quality
  • Special health or safety status in effect

  • Special Status
  • This means the affiliate organization managing a beach has set the beach status based on special local knowledge or information. Check the beach description and the Sources section for details.
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Current Weather
10°C
A mix of sun and clouds
Monitoring Frequency

Birch Island Beach is not sampled

Source Information

Beaches here are not monitored regularly. The beach status information has been set by Grand Riverkeeper Labrador.

Water Quality Graph

Birch Island Beach

Happy Valley- Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is essential right now. Follow the advice of the health experts. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Heading to the beach should only be considered an option if social distancing practices can be followed. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter the efforts to curb the virus’ spread.

For more information, please visit the World Health Organization public resource on COVID-19.

Water Quality
  • Special health or safety status in effect
  • Special Status
  • This means the affiliate organization managing a beach has set the beach status based on special local knowledge or information. Check the beach description and the Sources section for details.
For water quality icon legend, click:  
Current Weather
10°C
A mix of sun and clouds

Birch Island Beach is a sandy, historic beach right in the centre of Happy Valley. Riverkeeper has given this beach a "red" status because there is a raw sewage outfall just below the beach.

Monitoring Frequency

Birch Island Beach is not sampled

Source Information

Beaches here are not monitored regularly. The beach status information has been set by Grand Riverkeeper Labrador.

Water Quality Graph

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