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  • Advisory signs have been posted at beach access points while water sampling is underway.

    Heavy rain caused combined stormwater and wastewater overflows along some shorelines in Greater Victoria beginning the afternoon of December 11, 2018. The areas affected are between Rutland Road (Oak Bay) and Seaview Road (Saanich) including Cadboro Bay, between Trafalgar Park and Radcliffe Lane including McNeill Bay in Oak Bay and between Fraser Street and Victoria View Road in Esquimalt. As a result of these discharges, residents are advised to avoid entering the waters along the affected shorelines, as the wastewater may pose a health risk. Read more >>


  • 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.


  • Elk Lake Tests Positive for Toxic Blue-Green Algae

    Nov 20, 2018 (updated Dec 11, 2018, 8:46am)

    As of December 11, 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. There currently are no signs of toxic blue-green algae at Beaver Lake. Read more>>


  • As of December 11, 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 >>


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