Folly Lake

Memramcook, New Brunswick

This lake is a popular recreational area, located between the City of Dieppe and Village of Memramcook. It is located on the side of route la vallee, and people often swim fish and boat in this area.

The PWA does not encourage anyone to swim here. The PWA simply presents the results of our testing.

primary gauge- E.coli
limit: 200 MPN/100ml sample

secondary gauge - Total Coliforms
limit: 200 MPN/100ml sample

Bacteria is not the only thing capable of harming human health, and caution should be exercised when entering any water for swimming.

We would suggest erring on the side of caution when choosing places to swim, opting for locations with policies/ protocols for regular monitoring & publishing of results in easily accessible formats and locations.

IF YOU CHOOSE TO SWIM HERE, YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK.

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Petitcodiac Watershed Alliance 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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MONITORING FREQUENCY

Folly Lake is sampled monthly from May 15th to September 15th

SOURCE INFORMATION

Petitcodiac Watershed Alliance (PWA) updates Swim Guide with water quality monitoring information covering testing locations throughout the Petitcodiac & Memramcook watershed. Water samples are collected and processed for E. coli.

The PWA collects samples at each location once per month, mid-month. Beaches are monitored for 5 months of the year, from May to September, or October in some cases.

Once bacteria results are available (approximately 24 hours after sample collection), results are immediately posted on the Swim Guide app and website.

A beach is marked Green when a single sample result is under 200 MPN/100 mL.

A beach is marked Red when one consecutive single sample result is equal to or above 200 MPN/ 100ml

A beach is marked Grey if there is no current results or no available information (within past 7 days)

If there is a swimming hole or recreational area you would like us to sample, email info@petitcodiacwatershed.org with the title "Swim guide site suggestion"

The PWA in no way encourages users to swim in water bodies traditionally meant for secondary contact activities, such as kayaking and canoeing. Users should err on the side of caution and be vigilant when using water that is not monitored regularly by the owner.

SWIM AT YOUR OWN RISK.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Folly Lake

Memramcook, New Brunswick

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Petitcodiac Watershed Alliance 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:   

This lake is a popular recreational area, located between the City of Dieppe and Village of Memramcook. It is located on the side of route la vallee, and people often swim fish and boat in this area.

The PWA does not encourage anyone to swim here. The PWA simply presents the results of our testing.

primary gauge- E.coli
limit: 200 MPN/100ml sample

secondary gauge - Total Coliforms
limit: 200 MPN/100ml sample

Bacteria is not the only thing capable of harming human health, and caution should be exercised when entering any water for swimming.

We would suggest erring on the side of caution when choosing places to swim, opting for locations with policies/ protocols for regular monitoring & publishing of results in easily accessible formats and locations.

IF YOU CHOOSE TO SWIM HERE, YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Folly Lake is sampled monthly from May 15th to September 15th

SOURCE INFORMATION

Petitcodiac Watershed Alliance (PWA) updates Swim Guide with water quality monitoring information covering testing locations throughout the Petitcodiac & Memramcook watershed. Water samples are collected and processed for E. coli.

The PWA collects samples at each location once per month, mid-month. Beaches are monitored for 5 months of the year, from May to September, or October in some cases.

Once bacteria results are available (approximately 24 hours after sample collection), results are immediately posted on the Swim Guide app and website.

A beach is marked Green when a single sample result is under 200 MPN/100 mL.

A beach is marked Red when one consecutive single sample result is equal to or above 200 MPN/ 100ml

A beach is marked Grey if there is no current results or no available information (within past 7 days)

If there is a swimming hole or recreational area you would like us to sample, email info@petitcodiacwatershed.org with the title "Swim guide site suggestion"

The PWA in no way encourages users to swim in water bodies traditionally meant for secondary contact activities, such as kayaking and canoeing. Users should err on the side of caution and be vigilant when using water that is not monitored regularly by the owner.

SWIM AT YOUR OWN RISK.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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