Posted on Thursday, September 02, 2021 11:03 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The following represents beach-posting information for Durham Region beaches. Test results for the week of Aug. 30 indicate that six beaches have been posted as unsafe for swimming due to elevated bacteria levels. Beaches are posted as unsafe for swimming when elevated levels of E. coli exceed the provincial standard of 200 E. coli per 100 ml of water. This is the final report for the 2021 season.
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Posted on Wednesday, September 01, 2021 02:59 PM
Whitby, Ontario – As part of our commitment to Durham Vision Zero, The Regional Municipality of Durham is making bicycle crossings easier for cyclists, drivers and pedestrians by installing crossrides on cycling routes at designated intersections.
Where: Crossrides are installed where multi-use paths cross public roads. New installations on-going.
Why: A crossride is dedicated space at an intersection where cyclists can ride their bicycle through the intersection, indicated by unique white block...
Posted on Wednesday, September 01, 2021 12:58 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is advising residents that the northbound lane on Park Road North (Regional Road 54) in the City of Oshawa is temporarily closed to traffic due to a watermain break.
When: Today, Wednesday, September 1 until the repair is complete.
Where: Park Road North (Regional Road 54), northbound lane only, from Bond Street West to Adelaide Avenue West in Oshawa.
Why: The northbound lane is temporarily closed to safely repair a watermain break.
Posted on Wednesday, September 01, 2021 12:38 PM
WHITBY, ON – Durham Region Health Department has received confirmation of one human case of West Nile virus (WNV) illness. This is the first human case of WNV reported in Durham Region this year.
To date, there have been two human cases of the virus reported in Ontario. In addition, there have been 67 WNV positive groups of mosquitoes identified across the province and a total of eight groups of mosquitoes in the Region have tested positive for the virus.
“While the overall risk of becoming...
Posted on Wednesday, September 01, 2021 10:04 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham would like to remind residents that the Region does not sell or endorse water filters or treatment equipment. The Region has been contacted by concerned residents inquiring about phone calls from salespersons who want access to their home to test the water or inspect the water service. In the past, salespersons have gone door-to-door making similar claims.
If someone calls you or shows up at your door, remember the following to protect yourself...