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Are you looking to head to the beach this long weekend? If so, you have fewer options.
In the wake of Wednesday’s severe thunderstorm four public beaches in the area have been closed.
The City of Ottawa has closed Petrie Island, Westboro, and Mooney’s Bay beaches. The city cites high levels of bacteria for forcing them to close down the popular swimming spots.City’s Beach Water Quality Information
Britannia Beach remains open with a lifeguard on duty from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The National Capital Commission has also announced Lac-Leamy Beach has been closed temporarily.