Humber Bay Park East

Etobicoke, Ontario

Although Humber Bay Park East is not monitored for E. coli, it makes a great spot for picnics, bike rides, and walks along the beach. This retreat from the bustling city is accessible, located not far from the Gardiner Expressway, but still manages to be both scenic and serene. Quieter than many major lakeshore parks, Humber Bay Park East is a popular spot known by locals as a hidden gem. Be very cautious around the water in this area as it is in close proximity to the Humber Sewage Treatment Plant. E. coli can cause sickness for you or your pets.

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MONITORING FREQUENCY

Humber Bay Park East is not sampled

SOURCE INFORMATION

Toronto Public Health samples water quality on a daily basis from early June until Labour Day. Swim Guide updates Toronto beaches using the City of Toronto's Open Data.

The official swim season in Ontario is June 1 - September 30.

Ontario beaches are monitored according to the province's Beach Management Protocol. Municipal health authorities monitor most public beaches. Provincial park beaches are monitored by Ontario Parks. The Protocol says that authorities must check water quality at least weekly from June to Labour Day at beaches where there are formal swimming programs or lifeguards. Most municipalities do not actually begin sampling until mid June. 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. This rule applies to every place that is public, accessible, and feels like a good place to swim. When all else fails, the Ontario Environmental Protection Act strongly states that no one can interfere with the use that you can make of a public waterway - like swimming!

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Humber Bay Park East

Etobicoke, Ontario

WATER QUALITY
  • No data available
  • Special Status
For water quality icon legend, click:   
CURRENT WEATHER
3°C
A few clouds

Although Humber Bay Park East is not monitored for E. coli, it makes a great spot for picnics, bike rides, and walks along the beach. This retreat from the bustling city is accessible, located not far from the Gardiner Expressway, but still manages to be both scenic and serene. Quieter than many major lakeshore parks, Humber Bay Park East is a popular spot known by locals as a hidden gem. Be very cautious around the water in this area as it is in close proximity to the Humber Sewage Treatment Plant. E. coli can cause sickness for you or your pets.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Humber Bay Park East is not sampled

SOURCE INFORMATION

Toronto Public Health samples water quality on a daily basis from early June until Labour Day. Swim Guide updates Toronto beaches using the City of Toronto's Open Data.

The official swim season in Ontario is June 1 - September 30.

Ontario beaches are monitored according to the province's Beach Management Protocol. Municipal health authorities monitor most public beaches. Provincial park beaches are monitored by Ontario Parks. The Protocol says that authorities must check water quality at least weekly from June to Labour Day at beaches where there are formal swimming programs or lifeguards. Most municipalities do not actually begin sampling until mid June. 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. This rule applies to every place that is public, accessible, and feels like a good place to swim. When all else fails, the Ontario Environmental Protection Act strongly states that no one can interfere with the use that you can make of a public waterway - like swimming!

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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