After being placed under quarantine for more than two weeks, the Lake Murray is expected to reopen on Wednesday morning.
Key points:Burning coal ash is a serious health hazard in the lakeThe lake has been closed since the outbreak was discoveredThe lake is located on the outskirts of Murray City, north of Fort McMurray.
The City of Murrays mayor, Mike Hudak, said the decision to reopen the lake was a precautionary measure.
“The Lake Murra was shut down for the first time in the history of the city on Saturday night.
We have to look at what the situation is at the moment and how we can move forward in a safe and appropriate manner,” he said.
The city said it was not yet clear whether the lake would be open for the next four days or not.
It was closed on Thursday and Friday and reopened on Saturday.
Mr Hudak said he had been briefed on the outbreak and was hopeful the new regulations would help curb the spread of the coronavirus.
“We want to do everything in our power to make sure that we are not in the position of having a lake that is open and is not safe,” he told reporters.
The Health Department said the lake had a water temperature of 32 degrees Celsius, the highest in the city.
It also said it had no active disease in the area.
The Lake is located in a small lake in northern Fort McMury.