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More lake closures

By johnboy - 16 December 2011 2

The National Capital Authority is letting us know they’ve closed East Basin to primary water contact, on top of Weston Park East:

At present the water is closed to primary contact recreation due to microbiological contamination, as exposure to contaminated waters carries and increased risk of adverse health effects.

Primary contact recreation means recreation that involves whole-body water contact or submersion of the head. Examples include swimming, diving and windsurfing.

Secondary contact recreation (such as rowing, fishing, boating and canoeing) will still be permitted although persons engaged in secondary contact recreation should be careful to limit any water exposure

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More lake closures
Felix the Cat 1:34 pm
16 Dec 11

Hmmm….that’s different info to what I was emailed by Triathlon ACT earlier today

Dear All Competitors,

We have had some great news!

The National Capital Authoirity have given the all clear to swim this weekend. The Triathlons are on!

This will mean that full points will be awarded for the Olympic Distance.

We apologise for any inocnvenience this may have caused but as directed it was a precautionary message. Your safety and health are our priority.

We hope everyone is relieved by this decision and is looking forward to racing their triathlons and gaining well earned points this weekend.

See you soon!

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Pork Hunt 8:19 pm
16 Dec 11

Drain the cesspool and build units on it.

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