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Dead fish in the Ausable River

30 Jul 2023 10:04 PM | Bob Parke (Administrator)

Community notice: reports of dead fish in Port Franks area

Posted Sunday, July 30, 2023

The Municipality of Lambton Shores is aware that a number of dead fish have been reported in the Port Franks area, with reports in the Ausable River and along Port Franks Beach. Municipal officials have been in contact with the Coast Guard, Spills Action Centre, and the Province's Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks.

Agency officials continue to investigate the cause. The municipality will share more information if it becomes available.

Port Franks residents, boaters and visitors are reminded that Lambton Public Health does not conduct regular water sampling or water quality testing in Port Franks. Swimming, however, is not recommended following heavy rainfalls due to the potential of increased bacteria levels.

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