Active Alerts

  • Winter weather conditions on Regional Trails

    Feb 11, 2019 (updated Feb 21, 2019, 10:41am)

    Crews have cleared paved areas of the Galloping Goose, E&N Rail Trail and Lochside and continue to monitor the trails.
    • The Galloping Goose is cleared from Selkirk Trestle out to Wale Rd.
    • E&N is cleared from Esquimalt Rd. to Atkins Rd. Savory School to Jacklin is also cleared.
    • Lochside is cleared from Switch Bridge to McKenzie Ave. All paved sections north of McKenzie are cleared. The paved sections include: McKenzie to Blenkinsop Greenway, Heritage Acres to Mt. Newton, areas within the Town of Sidney up to BC Ferries.
    • De-ice is added to the bridges and steep areas at these locations and crews continue to monitor.
    • The CRD does not clear non paved areas along the trails as it would remove the gravel and compromise the trail surface.


  • Winter weather conditions at Sooke Potholes Regional Park

    Feb 11, 2019 (updated Feb 21, 2019, 10:39am)

    Crews are clearing to parking lot 3. Parking lots 1 & 2 are open but icy.

    Please use extra caution and be prepared for icy conditions in the park

  • Be prepared for snow and ice at regional parks and regional trails

    Feb 08, 2019 (updated Feb 21, 2019, 10:35am)

    Expect icy conditions due to daytime melting and overnight freezing

    All parking lots are opened but watch for ice. Expect ice and snow on the trails. 

  • Water Main Flushing Program

    Sep 20, 2017 (updated Feb 21, 2019, 10:04am)

    Water Main Flushing

    Water Main Flushing
    February 21, 2019

    The following streets will be affected by the Water Main Flushing Program:


    • Jacklin Road
    • Jenkins Road
    • Rex Road
    • Rowils Crescent
    • Sooke Road
    • Terlane Crescent

  • As of February 13, the advisory remains in effect. Residents should continue to BOIL their drinking water until further notice.

    The turbidity in the treated water remains elevated as a result of high turbidity water originating from the raw water source. Read more >>

  • Elk Lake Tests Positive for Toxic Blue-Green Algae

    Nov 20, 2018 (updated Jan 31, 2019, 8:58am)

    As of Jan 31, the advisory remains in effect. Please avoid swimming and keep animals on a leash until the advisory is lifted.

    Water samples taken from Eagle Beach at Elk Lake, located within Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park, have tested positive for a type of blue-green algae that produces cyanotoxins. Water sample test results at Beaver Lake are negative for the toxins from blue-green algae. Read more>>

  • Viewing area closed at Sooke Potholes Regional Park

    Jan 18, 2019 (updated Jan 23, 2019, 8:32am)

    Viewing area near Lodge site closed for public safety due to rock slides

    A portion of the viewing area at Sooke Potholes Regional Park is closed for public safety due to rock slides and concerns about potential slope instability in the area around the old lodge site (see attached map). There are several viewing platforms located to the north of the closed area that remain open to visitors. The public is reminded that the old lodge site remains closed for public safety. Visitors are asked to stay out of the closed area.

  • Intermittent blasting at Hartland Landfill

    Jun 04, 2018 (updated Dec 11, 2018, 9am)

    As part of normal landfilling operations, intermittent blasting will take place at approximately 4pm on weekdays until the end of June 2019.

    Please expect minor traffic delays on Willis Point Road during blast days. For questions or additional information, please call 250.360.3410.

  • Possible delays at Cecilia Rd W on Galloping Goose Regional Trail

    Oct 26, 2018 (updated Dec 11, 2018, 8:57am)

    City of Victoria work underway near access until Feb 2019.

    For more information, please visit the City of Victoria website.

  • Construction on Lochside Regional Trail near Sidney

    Nov 02, 2018 (updated Dec 11, 2018, 8:53am)

    Rest stop construction on Lochside near Hwy 14 and Beacon Ave to January 2019. Toilet construction near Lochside Dr and Don Mann January – March 2019.

    Please use caution around crews and equipment.

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