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Contaminated water advisory lifted for Devonshire Beach on Lesser Slave Lake

July 28, 2016

SLAVE LAKE – Effective immediately, Alberta Health Services (AHS) has lifted the contaminated water advisory that was issued for the water of Lesser Slave Lake at Devonshire Beach (located within the North Zone of AHS), on July 15, 2016.

Water testing has confirmed that bacterial levels are now below maximum acceptable guidelines, meaning the water at Devonshire Beach is again safe for swimming and wading.

AHS will continue to sample this water as part of routine monitoring practices.

Alberta Health Services is the provincial health authority responsible for planning and delivering health supports and services for more than four million adults and children living in Alberta. Its mission is to provide a patient-focused, quality health system that is accessible and sustainable for all Albertans.

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For media inquiries, contact:

Kirsten Goruk
AHS Communications