Humber Bay Shores Park

Etobicoke, Ontario

Just west of the Humber River, Humber Bay Shores Park provides a beautiful view of the waterfront in a more serene environment than parks down the shore at the city centre are able to offer. The water at this park is not tested for E. coli, but it is still a great spot to walk dogs, go for a bike ride or a stroll, or even have a picnic. 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.

WATER QUALITY
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CURRENT WEATHER
-9°C
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MONITORING FREQUENCY

Humber Bay Shores Park 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

Humber Bay Shores Park

Etobicoke, Ontario

WATER QUALITY
  • No data available
  • Special Status
For water quality icon legend, click:   
CURRENT WEATHER
-9°C
A mix of sun and clouds

Just west of the Humber River, Humber Bay Shores Park provides a beautiful view of the waterfront in a more serene environment than parks down the shore at the city centre are able to offer. The water at this park is not tested for E. coli, but it is still a great spot to walk dogs, go for a bike ride or a stroll, or even have a picnic. 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 Shores Park 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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