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Colchester Harbour Marina Blue Flag Raising

Posted on Thursday May 18, 2017

The Town of Essex invites everyone to join in on June 7 as they officially celebrate Colchester Harbour Marina’s certification as a Blue Flag Marina.

Environmental Defence, a national environmental charity, announced the marina’s Blue Flag status in a media release issued on May 17.

Colchester Harbour is among 27 beaches and eight marinas across Canada that will fly the Blue Flag this summer. To receive a Blue Flag, beaches and marinas must meet high international standards in water quality, environmental management, environmental education, and safety and services.

Colchester Harbour is the first marina on Lake Erie to receive this prestigious international eco-certification.

Dignitaries and representatives from Environmental Defence will help hoist the Blue Flag at Colchester Harbour on Wednesday, June 7 at 1:00 p.m.

Event details are as follows:

Event: Colchester Harbour Marina Blue Flag Raising
Location: Colchester Harbour
100 Jackson Street, Colchester Centre
Date: Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Time: 1:00 p.m.

For details about the Blue Flag international eco-certification program, please visit the Environmental Defence website: http://environmentaldefence.ca/