Pool at Thermea spa among a dozen closed over water quality this year in Manitoba
A file image shows one of the spas at Thermea by Nordik Spa-Nature
Published Thursday, October 12, 2017 12:05PM CST
Last Updated Friday, October 13, 2017 3:21PM CST
The province has updated its running list of facilities closed for health reasons to include a high-end spa.
A dozen Manitoba pools or whirlpools have been closed this year due to “inadequate water quality,” including a pool at Thermea by Nordik Spa-Nature and two pools and a whirlpool at Canad Inns Destination Centre Transcona in the month of September alone. Those facilities reopened within a day or two.
A spokesperson for Thermea notes that the affected pool and its pipes was emptied and disinfected prior to its reopening, that no guests were affected or became ill, and that it has "very rigid processes and quality testing in place" for water.
Food service facilities that closed in recent months include Lian Xing on Henderson in August for “temperature abuse of potentially hazardous foods” and Dowon Restaurant on Pembina Highway in July for multiple reasons, including failing “totake effective measures against the entry of pests” and serving “food that was prepared under insanitary conditions.” Both restaurants have since reopened.
The province posts information about food, swimming and body modification establishment closures online for a period of one year following the closure.
The full list can be found online here.