Bacteria Water

CTV News Barrie has issued a swim advisory for Couchiching Beach Park, Orillia

A swimming advisory has been issued for Couchiching Beach, Orillia on Tuesday due to an abnormally high bacteria count.

Although the beach is open, those who wish to swim should avoid swimming with their heads submerged and swallowing water.

City officials in Orillia have announced that lifeguards will not be on duty during the swim advisory. Swimmers are advised to do so at their own risk.

Moose Beach, in Orillia, remains open and unaffected.