Water Quality Advisory issued for Zeiner Park Beach (Zeiner Campground)
Due to elevated levels of fecal coliforms currently present in the water of Zeiner Park Beach (Zeiner Campground) located at Pigeon Lake. Alberta Health Services (AHS), is advising the public not to swim or wade at Zeiner Park Beach (Zeiner Campground) effective immediately.
Elevated levels of fecal coliforms were detected via testing of the lake water, at this beach location. At current levels, skin, ear and eye infections may result from contact with the water at Zeiner Park Beach.
As always, visitors and residents are reminded to never drink or cook with untreated water directly from any lake or reservoir, at any time. Water-borne organisms, including fecal coliforms, can cause vomiting and diarrhea.
AHS Environmental Public Health Inspectors will continue to monitor the water at Camper’s Beach.
This advisory will remain in effect until further notice.
For answers to general health-related questions, the public can be directed to contact the nearest public health office or Health Link Alberta:
Edmonton Main Office 780-735-1800
Calgary Mail Office: 780-943-2295
Lethbridge Main Office: 780-388-6689
Grande Prairie Main Office: 780-513-7517
Red Deer Main Office: 403-356-6366
Health Link Alberta: 811