Province says ‘no’ to dredging sand in Sylvan Lake

The province has thrown cold water on any plan to dredge up a new beach in Sylvan Lake, saying it would not be allowed.

However, sun and sand lovers will have another option as town council intends to go ahead with a $25,000 plan to create a new beach in an open area at the southeast corner of the pier.

About 15 to 20 cm of sand will be laid down to create the artificial beach, which will be ready for this swimming season.

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