Posted on Friday, July 31, 2020 02:45 PM
The Township of Muskoka Lakes has been notified by the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit that a swimming advisory has been issued for Jaspen Park Beach.
During a swimming advisory, the beach is posted with warning signs that the most recent water samples showed bacteria in numbers that may increase your risk of developing minor skin, eye, ear, nose or throat infections or stomach illness. If you choose to swim during a swimming advisory avoid dunking your head or swallowing the water.
Posted on Friday, July 31, 2020 02:30 PM
The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit has lifted the swimming advisory for Hanna Park Beach in Port Carling.
For additional information on beach water testing, please visit the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit website.
Posted on Friday, July 31, 2020 01:00 PM
Notice of Study Commencement
Municipal Class Environmental Assessment
Bala Falls Road Bridge Replacement
The Township of Muskoka Lakes is commencing an environmental assessment under the Environmental Assessment Act to determine the preferred method of improvement of the Bala Falls Road Bridge (South Falls Bridge), which crosses the south channel of the outlet from Lake Muskoka into the Moon River in the Village of Bala. The study area is shown on the map provided on...
Posted on Thursday, July 30, 2020 08:51 AM
Public Notice from the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit:Blue-Green Algae Public Notice
July 29, 2020
The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit would like to inform residents and visitors to the Township of Muskoka Lakes that laboratory analysis has confirmed the presence of a bloom of blue-green algae in the North end of Brandy Lake, Muskoka Lakes (Falkenburg Road and Brackenrig Road area). Many species of blue-green algae (also called cyanobacteria) have the potential...
Posted on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 11:17 AM
Notice of Public Information Centre
Municipal Class Environmental Assessment Study
Burgess 1 Dam
The Township of Muskoka Lakes has initiated a Class Environmental Assessment (EA) Study for the replacement or rehabilitation of the Burgess 1 Dam facility located in Bala, Ontario. (see map)
A key component of the study is consultation with interested stakeholders (public and review agencies). Please visit:
At the above link, a presentation will be made...