People advised to stay out of water at Kin Beach in Chemainus

“Swimming and wading are not recommended,” North Cowichan says on its Facebook page.

The Municipality of North Cowichan has announced that, according to Island Health, Kin Beach in Chemainus has bacteriology counts exceeding acceptable limits for swimming.

“Swimming and wading are not recommended,” North Cowichan says on its Facebook page.

The beach will be tested regularly, so stay tuned for updates.

The Island Health website was not updated as of Tuesday morning, but will be soon so check www.viha.ca/mho/recreation/beach_reports.htm to keep up with this situation.