Lac Philippe, Plage Breton

Gatineau Park, Quebec

(English follows) La plage Breton est la plus grande des trois plages du lac Philippe, situé à l’extrémité nord du Parc de la Gatineau. Les services incluent des sauveteurs tous les jours, de 10 h à 18 h pendant l’été; des toilettes, des cabines pour se changer et des tables de pique-nique accessibles à tous. La location de canots, pédalos et kayaks est aussi disponible. Veuillez noter que les boissons alcoolisées et les animaux domestiques ne sont pas permis sur la plage.

Breton Beach is the largest of three beaches on lac Philippe, located on the north side of the Gatineau Park. Key services include lifeguards on duty from 10 am to 6 pm during summer; universally accessible toilets, change rooms and picnic tables; and canoe, paddleboat and kayak rentals. Note that alcoholic beverages and pets are not permitted on the beach.

Photo: Grigory73

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests 60-95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Ottawa Riverkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
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CURRENT WEATHER
-9°C
Clear
MONITORING FREQUENCY

Lac Philippe, Plage Breton is sampled bi-weekly from June 6th to August 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

Période d’échantillonnage: 6 juin au 31 août 2017

Fréquence d’échantillonnage: Le prélèvement d’échantillons d’eau s’effectue une fois aux 2 semaines. Les résultats proviennent des prélèvements de la journée précédente.

Fermeture de plages: Un avis d’interdiction de baignade est affiché lorsque la moyenne des échantillons prélevés dépasse 200 unités d’E. coli par 100 mL. Pour de plus amples renseignements, visitez: www.theswimguide.org/learn.

Autorité: La Commission de la capitale nationale (CCN) surveille la qualité des eaux de toutes les plages du parc de la Gatineau.

Mise à jour par Sentinelle Outaouais. Visitez notre site web www.ottawariverkeeper.ca et suivez-nous sur Twitter @ottriverkeeper.

Sampling Period: June 6th to August 31st, 2017.

Sampling frequency: Water quality tests are performed every two weeks at the public beaches in the Gatineau Park. Results are based on previous day’s water samples.

Beach closure: A “no swimming advisory” is posted on beaches in the Outaouais region when E. coli levels are above 200 units per 100 mL. For more information, visit: www.theswimguide.org/learn.

Sampling authority: The National Capital Commission (NCC) is responsible for testing water quality at all public beaches in the Gatineau Park.

Updated by Ottawa Riverkeeper. Visit us at www.ottawariverkeeper.ca and follow us on Twitter @ottriverkeeper.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Lac Philippe, Plage Breton

Gatineau Park, Quebec

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests 60-95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Ottawa Riverkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
For water quality icon legend, click:   
CURRENT WEATHER
-9°C
Clear

(English follows) La plage Breton est la plus grande des trois plages du lac Philippe, situé à l’extrémité nord du Parc de la Gatineau. Les services incluent des sauveteurs tous les jours, de 10 h à 18 h pendant l’été; des toilettes, des cabines pour se changer et des tables de pique-nique accessibles à tous. La location de canots, pédalos et kayaks est aussi disponible. Veuillez noter que les boissons alcoolisées et les animaux domestiques ne sont pas permis sur la plage.

Breton Beach is the largest of three beaches on lac Philippe, located on the north side of the Gatineau Park. Key services include lifeguards on duty from 10 am to 6 pm during summer; universally accessible toilets, change rooms and picnic tables; and canoe, paddleboat and kayak rentals. Note that alcoholic beverages and pets are not permitted on the beach.

Photo: Grigory73

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Lac Philippe, Plage Breton is sampled bi-weekly from June 6th to August 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

Période d’échantillonnage: 6 juin au 31 août 2017

Fréquence d’échantillonnage: Le prélèvement d’échantillons d’eau s’effectue une fois aux 2 semaines. Les résultats proviennent des prélèvements de la journée précédente.

Fermeture de plages: Un avis d’interdiction de baignade est affiché lorsque la moyenne des échantillons prélevés dépasse 200 unités d’E. coli par 100 mL. Pour de plus amples renseignements, visitez: www.theswimguide.org/learn.

Autorité: La Commission de la capitale nationale (CCN) surveille la qualité des eaux de toutes les plages du parc de la Gatineau.

Mise à jour par Sentinelle Outaouais. Visitez notre site web www.ottawariverkeeper.ca et suivez-nous sur Twitter @ottriverkeeper.

Sampling Period: June 6th to August 31st, 2017.

Sampling frequency: Water quality tests are performed every two weeks at the public beaches in the Gatineau Park. Results are based on previous day’s water samples.

Beach closure: A “no swimming advisory” is posted on beaches in the Outaouais region when E. coli levels are above 200 units per 100 mL. For more information, visit: www.theswimguide.org/learn.

Sampling authority: The National Capital Commission (NCC) is responsible for testing water quality at all public beaches in the Gatineau Park.

Updated by Ottawa Riverkeeper. Visit us at www.ottawariverkeeper.ca and follow us on Twitter @ottriverkeeper.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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