Second Depot Lake

Godfrey, Ontario

Second Depot Lake, along with Third and Fourth Depot lake make up the Depot Lakes Conservation Area, a 3000 acre conservation park, north of the village of Verona. Depot Lakes is the largest conservation area in the entire Quinte Conservation watershed area. The beach on Second Depot Lake can be found in the day-use area, close to parking and the main office of the park. Water quality results for this beach are not currently available.

WATER QUALITY
  • No data available
  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Swim Drink Fish Canada - Kingston 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
16°C
Mostly clear
MONITORING FREQUENCY

Second Depot Lake is not sampled

SOURCE INFORMATION

KFL&A Public Health staff monitor the water quality at municipally owned or operated public bathing beaches within the Kingston area in accordance with the Ontario Beach Management Guidance Document. Monitoring is done from early June until the end of August, and includes a visual inspection of beach conditions and testing for bacteria.

Beaches in the City of Kingston, the Loyalist Township, Frontenac Islands, South Frontenac and South Mills are sampled weekly. Beaches in North and Central Frontenac are sampled on a monthly basis because the historical data of the geometric mean and environmental surveys indicate that water quality has been consistently good for an entire bathing season.

KFL&A samples water at all sites for E.Coli. Beaches in Ontario are posted when the geometric mean of 5 samples collected within a 30-day period exceeds 100 E. coli / 100 ml of water. A Ministry of the Environment procedure says that a clean beach is open at least 95% of the swimming season, even if it is near a sewage pipe.

Test results are expressed as E.coli cfu (colony forming units) per 100 ml.

A beach is marked Green when geometric mean of 5 samples results are equal or below 100 E.coli cfu/ 100 ML water.

A beach is marked Red when the geometric mean concentration (minimum of five samples) is equal to or above 100 E.coli cfu/ 100 ML water, according to Ontario’s water quality guidelines.

A beach is marked Grey when there are no current results or there is no available information.

Results are posted on the KFL&A Public Health website every Thursday. By subscribing to the Public Beach Updates on the KFL&A Public Health website, you can get email updates every time the website is updated with new sample results. Results are also available by contacting the KFL&A Environmental Health Unit at 613-549-1232, ext. 1441.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Second Depot Lake

Godfrey, Ontario

WATER QUALITY
  • No data available
  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Swim Drink Fish Canada - Kingston 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
16°C
Mostly clear

Second Depot Lake, along with Third and Fourth Depot lake make up the Depot Lakes Conservation Area, a 3000 acre conservation park, north of the village of Verona. Depot Lakes is the largest conservation area in the entire Quinte Conservation watershed area. The beach on Second Depot Lake can be found in the day-use area, close to parking and the main office of the park. Water quality results for this beach are not currently available.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Second Depot Lake is not sampled

SOURCE INFORMATION

KFL&A Public Health staff monitor the water quality at municipally owned or operated public bathing beaches within the Kingston area in accordance with the Ontario Beach Management Guidance Document. Monitoring is done from early June until the end of August, and includes a visual inspection of beach conditions and testing for bacteria.

Beaches in the City of Kingston, the Loyalist Township, Frontenac Islands, South Frontenac and South Mills are sampled weekly. Beaches in North and Central Frontenac are sampled on a monthly basis because the historical data of the geometric mean and environmental surveys indicate that water quality has been consistently good for an entire bathing season.

KFL&A samples water at all sites for E.Coli. Beaches in Ontario are posted when the geometric mean of 5 samples collected within a 30-day period exceeds 100 E. coli / 100 ml of water. A Ministry of the Environment procedure says that a clean beach is open at least 95% of the swimming season, even if it is near a sewage pipe.

Test results are expressed as E.coli cfu (colony forming units) per 100 ml.

A beach is marked Green when geometric mean of 5 samples results are equal or below 100 E.coli cfu/ 100 ML water.

A beach is marked Red when the geometric mean concentration (minimum of five samples) is equal to or above 100 E.coli cfu/ 100 ML water, according to Ontario’s water quality guidelines.

A beach is marked Grey when there are no current results or there is no available information.

Results are posted on the KFL&A Public Health website every Thursday. By subscribing to the Public Beach Updates on the KFL&A Public Health website, you can get email updates every time the website is updated with new sample results. Results are also available by contacting the KFL&A Environmental Health Unit at 613-549-1232, ext. 1441.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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