Delta Beach (Lake Manitoba)

Macdonald, Manitoba

Delta Beach experienced historic flooding in the spring of 2011 that required evacuation of the area, including the 200 homes there. It is now in recovery. Previously, Delta Beach was a popular fishing location, especially for walleye and sugar perch. On the paranormal radar, Delta Beach was also the site of a reported UFO sighting in 2010, and Lake Manitoba reputedly has its own version of the Loch Ness Monster known as Manipogo. Image credit: @majkruse07 via Instagram.

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

  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on August 9th, 2020. North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on August 12th, 2020 at 3:03 PM.
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Current Weather
24°C
Mostly clear
Monitoring Frequency

Delta Beach (Lake Manitoba) is sampled bi-weekly from June 16th to October 1st.

Source Information

Visit Manitoba.ca/beaches for the most up-to-date information about Manitoba beach water quality.
Report algal blooms in Manitoba at forms.gov.mb.ca/algal_report/index.html.


If the geometric mean of E. coli samples exceeds Manitoba’s recreational water quality objective of 200 bacteria/100 mL and/or when a single sample contains more than 400 bacteria/100 mL the beach is re-sampled.

A beach is marked Green when the geometric mean of E. coli samples is below Manitoba’s recreational water quality objective of 200 bacteria/100 mL.

A beach is marked Red when the geometric mean of E. coli samples is above Manitoba’s recreational water quality objective of 200 bacteria/100 mL.

A beach is marked Grey when reliable or up-to-date information is not available.

Water Quality Graph

Delta Beach (Lake Manitoba)

Macdonald, Manitoba

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
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on August 9th, 2020. North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on August 12th, 2020 at 3:03 PM.
For water quality icon legend, click:  
Current Weather
24°C
Mostly clear

Delta Beach experienced historic flooding in the spring of 2011 that required evacuation of the area, including the 200 homes there. It is now in recovery. Previously, Delta Beach was a popular fishing location, especially for walleye and sugar perch. On the paranormal radar, Delta Beach was also the site of a reported UFO sighting in 2010, and Lake Manitoba reputedly has its own version of the Loch Ness Monster known as Manipogo. Image credit: @majkruse07 via Instagram.

Monitoring Frequency

Delta Beach (Lake Manitoba) is sampled bi-weekly from June 16th to October 1st.

Source Information

Visit Manitoba.ca/beaches for the most up-to-date information about Manitoba beach water quality.
Report algal blooms in Manitoba at forms.gov.mb.ca/algal_report/index.html.


If the geometric mean of E. coli samples exceeds Manitoba’s recreational water quality objective of 200 bacteria/100 mL and/or when a single sample contains more than 400 bacteria/100 mL the beach is re-sampled.

A beach is marked Green when the geometric mean of E. coli samples is below Manitoba’s recreational water quality objective of 200 bacteria/100 mL.

A beach is marked Red when the geometric mean of E. coli samples is above Manitoba’s recreational water quality objective of 200 bacteria/100 mL.

A beach is marked Grey when reliable or up-to-date information is not available.

Water Quality Graph

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