Rotary Beach South - Oliver

Managed by The Swim Guide

BEACH INFO:
Located on the South West corner of Tuc-El-Nuit Lake, Rotary Beach is the only public beach on Tuc-El-Nuit Lake. It is a pretty little beach with a sandy area, plenty of green grass, a playground for the kids, picnic tables, and a public washroom and change room.

When you sit on the beach facing the water you will see one of the prettiest views in Oliver, the beautiful lake, framed by mountains and vineyards, with McIntyre Bluff in the background. The view is truly post card worthy!

Motorized watercraft are not allowed on Tuc-El-Nuit Lake which makes Rotary Beach a quiet and safe place to swim, windsurf, kite surf, canoe, or kayak.

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is still essential. Only go to the beach if you are able to keep 6 feet or 2 meters away from others. Follow the instructions provided by your local health authorities. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter our efforts to curb the virus’s spread.

Water Quality
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time

  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on August 17th, 2020. The Swim Guide updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on August 21st, 2020 at 10:36 AM.
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Current Weather
23°C
Mostly clear
Monitoring Frequency

Rotary Beach South - Oliver is sampled weekly from June 13th to September 13th.

Source Information

The Interior Health Authority monitors the water quality at 54 Interior region beaches. Sampling is conducted during the height of swim season (May – September).

Interior Health follows the recreational water quality criteria recommended by the the Canadian Recreational Water Guidelines. One sample is collected per beach per week. The geometric mean for each beach is calculated from the 5 most recent samples.
Recreational water is considered safe if the geometric mean result is under 200 E.coli/100mL. The single sample criteria is 400 E.Coli/100ML. Should the geometric mean exceed 200 E.coli/100 mL, or the single sample result exceed 400 E.coli/100 ML, or in the event of a known hazard or spill, the Medical Health Officer will make an assessment of the risk to human health. If there is a risk to human health, a warning sign will be posted at the beach. Results are communicated on the Interior Health Authority website (https://www.interiorhealth.ca/YourEnvironment/RecreationalWater/Pages/default.aspx). To ensure consistency, Fraser Riverkeeper calculates the geometric mean result for the Interior Health samples. We update Swim Guide according to these results, as soon as they become available.

Test results from the weekly samples for the Interior region beaches are typically posted on Fridays. Recreational water quality for a beach is determined by E. coli counts from based results collected by either the beach owner (local beach owners conduct their own beach testing and provide the sampling results to Interior Health) or Interior Health.

A beach is marked Green when geometric mean results are under 200 E.coli / 100 ML water.

A beach is marked Red when the geometric mean is equal to or above 200 E.coli / 100 ML water.

A beach can also be marked red when a single sample result is equal to or above 400 E.coli/100ML water.

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

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Water Quality Graph

Rotary Beach South - Oliver

Managed by The Swim Guide

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is still essential. Only go to the beach if you are able to keep 6 feet or 2 meters away from others. Follow the instructions provided by your local health authorities. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter our efforts to curb the virus’s spread.

Water Quality
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on August 17th, 2020. The Swim Guide updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on August 21st, 2020 at 10:36 AM.
For water quality icon legend, click:  
Current Weather
23°C
Mostly clear

BEACH INFO:
Located on the South West corner of Tuc-El-Nuit Lake, Rotary Beach is the only public beach on Tuc-El-Nuit Lake. It is a pretty little beach with a sandy area, plenty of green grass, a playground for the kids, picnic tables, and a public washroom and change room.

When you sit on the beach facing the water you will see one of the prettiest views in Oliver, the beautiful lake, framed by mountains and vineyards, with McIntyre Bluff in the background. The view is truly post card worthy!

Motorized watercraft are not allowed on Tuc-El-Nuit Lake which makes Rotary Beach a quiet and safe place to swim, windsurf, kite surf, canoe, or kayak.

Monitoring Frequency

Rotary Beach South - Oliver is sampled weekly from June 13th to September 13th.

Source Information

The Interior Health Authority monitors the water quality at 54 Interior region beaches. Sampling is conducted during the height of swim season (May – September).

Interior Health follows the recreational water quality criteria recommended by the the Canadian Recreational Water Guidelines. One sample is collected per beach per week. The geometric mean for each beach is calculated from the 5 most recent samples.
Recreational water is considered safe if the geometric mean result is under 200 E.coli/100mL. The single sample criteria is 400 E.Coli/100ML. Should the geometric mean exceed 200 E.coli/100 mL, or the single sample result exceed 400 E.coli/100 ML, or in the event of a known hazard or spill, the Medical Health Officer will make an assessment of the risk to human health. If there is a risk to human health, a warning sign will be posted at the beach. Results are communicated on the Interior Health Authority website (https://www.interiorhealth.ca/YourEnvironment/RecreationalWater/Pages/default.aspx). To ensure consistency, Fraser Riverkeeper calculates the geometric mean result for the Interior Health samples. We update Swim Guide according to these results, as soon as they become available.

Test results from the weekly samples for the Interior region beaches are typically posted on Fridays. Recreational water quality for a beach is determined by E. coli counts from based results collected by either the beach owner (local beach owners conduct their own beach testing and provide the sampling results to Interior Health) or Interior Health.

A beach is marked Green when geometric mean results are under 200 E.coli / 100 ML water.

A beach is marked Red when the geometric mean is equal to or above 200 E.coli / 100 ML water.

A beach can also be marked red when a single sample result is equal to or above 400 E.coli/100ML water.

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

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Water Quality Graph

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