Active Alerts

  • UPDATE #6: Boil Water Advisory For the Lyall Harbour Boot Cove Water Service on Saturna

    Oct 16, 2018 (updated Dec 03, 2018, 2:57pm)

    CRD Integrated Water Services, in consultation with Island Health, advises that the residents of the following area should continue to BOIL their drinking water until further notice: All properties on the Lyall Harbour Boot Cove Water System on Saturna Island. Read more >>

  • Elk Lake Tests Positive for Blue-Green Algae

    Nov 20, 2018

    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. Visitors are advised to avoid swimming at Elk Lake and to keep animals on a leash to prevent them from drinking or swimming in the lake until the advisory has been lifted. There currently are no signs of toxic blue-green algae at Beaver Lake. Read more>>

  • Construction on Lochside Regional Trail

    Nov 02, 2018

    Rest stop construction on the Lochside near Hwy 14 and Beacon Ave Nov 8 – Dec 21. Toilet construction near Lochside Dr and Don Mann Dec 2018 – Mar 2019. Please use caution around crews and equipment.

  • City of Victoria work on Galloping Goose Regional Trail access at Cecilia Road West

    Oct 26, 2018

    City of Victoria work on Galloping Goose Regional Trail access at Cecilia Road West Nov 2018 to Feb 2019. Regional trail will remain open, anticipate possible delays. Read more >>
  • Updated: Intermittent blasting at Hartland Landfill

    Jun 04, 2018 (updated Oct 10, 2018, 9:56am)

    As part of the normal landfilling operations, intermittent blasting will take place at Hartland Landfill 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.

Resolved Alerts

  • RESOLVED: Water Main Flushing Program

    Dec 07, 2018

    Water Main Flushing Program is complete for 2018, and will resume in Spring 2019.

  • RESOLVED: Water Interruption Notice: Fulford Water Service - Salt Spring Island (Nov 15, 2018)

    Dec 07, 2018

    On Thursday, November 15, 2018 between the hours of 8am and 8pm, the CRD will be carrying out repair work on the Fulford Water System on Salt Spring Island. Water service will be interrupted for a short period of time. Read more >>
  • RESOLVED: Water Interruption Notice: Surfside Water Service - Mayne Island (Dec 5, 2018)

    Dec 07, 2018

    On Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018, between the hours of 8:00 am and 8:00 pm, the CRD will be performing a leak repair in the Surfside Water Service Area on Mayne Island. Read more >>
  • RESOLVED: Dallas Road single lane traffic between Niagara and Montreal Oct 29-Nov 16 7am-5pm

    Nov 16, 2018

    There will be single lane alternating traffic on Dallas Road between Niagara and Montreal streets Oct 29 – Nov 16 from 7am-5pm for archaeological work for the Clover Forcemain. Read more >>

  • RESOLVED: Water Interruption Notice: Highland Water Service - Salt Spring Island (Nov 8, 2018)

    Nov 13, 2018

    On Thursday, November 8, 2018 between the hours of 8am and 8pm, the CRD will be carrying out emergency repair work on the Highland Water System on Salt Spring Island. Water service will be interrupted for a short period of time. Read more >>
  • RESOLVED: Limited parking/congestion @ Thetis Lake for Prairie Inn Harriers Event Nov 11 9am-4pm

    Nov 11, 2018

    Parking Lot, Upper and Lower Thetis trails affected.

  • RESOLVED: Core Area Wastewater Discharge Notice

    Nov 09, 2018

    Heavy rainfall overnight resulted in combined stormwater and wastewater discharges along some shorelines in Greater Victoria. Areas affected are in Saanich (between Seaview Road and Rutland Road, including Cadboro Bay) and in Oak Bay (between Trafalgar Park and Radcliffe Lane including McNeill Bay). Read more>>

  • RESOLVED: Limited parking/congestion @ Thetis Lake for Prairie Inn Harriers Event Nov 3 9am-4pm

    Nov 03, 2018

    Parking Lot and Upper Thetis to Stewart Mountain trails affected.

  • RESOLVED: Thetis Lake trail upgrades, from main beach to main parking lot, Oct 22-24

    Oct 24, 2018

    Please watch for crews & machinery and follow detour signs.

  • RESOLVED: Earthquake early warning/tsunami siren system TESTING in Port Renfrew on Thurs Oct 18

    Oct 19, 2018

    Residents and visitors can expect loud intermittent warning sirens with a voice message for earthquake, tsunami and/or test tone warnings throughout the day.

  • RESOLVED: Earthquake early warning/tsunami siren system TESTING at Jordan River on Tues Oct 16

    Oct 17, 2018

    Park visitors can expect loud intermittent warning sirens with a voice message for earthquake, tsunami and/or test tone warnings throughout the day.

  • RESOLVED: Prior Lake Continues to Test Positive for Blue-Green Algae

    Oct 11, 2018

    Water testing at Prior Lake, located at the north end of Thetis Lake Regional Park, continues to test positive for a type of blue-green algae that produces cyanotoxins. Visitors are advised to avoid swimming at Prior Lake and to keep animals on a leash to prevent them from drinking or swimming in the lake until the advisory has been lifted. Read more>>

  • RESOLVED: Construction Notice: Oak Bay (Intersection of Beach Drive and Estevan Avenue) Aug 20-31

    Oct 03, 2018

    Beginning Monday, August 20, CRD construction crews will begin the replacement of sanitary sewer trunk main at the intersection of Beach Drive and Estevan Avenue. This project will take approximately two weeks to complete. Construction will take place between 7am and 7pm. Read more >>

     

  • RESOLVED: Water Interruption Notice: Surfside Water Service - Mayne Island (Sept 18, 2018)

    Sep 24, 2018

    On Tuesday, September 18, 2018 between the hours of 8am and 8pm, the CRD will be performing a valve replacement in the Surfside Water Service on Mayne Island. Water service will be interrupted for a short period of time. Read more >> 

     

  • RESOLVED: Water Interruption Notice: Surfside Water Service - Mayne Island (Sept 20, 2018)

    Sep 24, 2018

    On Thursday, September 20, 2018 between the hours of 8am and 8pm, the CRD will be performing a leak detection exercise in the Surfside Water Service on Mayne Island. Water service will be interrupted for a short period of time. Read more >>

  • RESOLVED: Detour at Hamsterly Beach during fire hydrant installation from Sept 17- 21

    Sep 22, 2018

    Park visitors to Elk/Beaver Lake will have a slight detour around the construction area at the main walkway to Hamsterly Beach. 

  • RESOLVED: Thetis Lake trail upgrades, from main beach to main parking lot, Sept 19 to Sept 21

    Sep 21, 2018

    Please watch for crews & machinery and follow detour signs.

  • RESOLVED: Water Interruption Notice for Salt Spring Island – Highland/Fernwood Water Service

    Sep 20, 2018

    CRD staff are responding to a water system leak in the Highland/Fernwood Water Service Area on Salt Spring Island. The leak is located near 180 Maliview Drive. Until this issue is resolved, residents in the Maliview area will be without water for a period of time.

    It is also important to note that once work has been completed and services restored, you may experience intermittent discoloured water and/or air at your tap for short durations. Should this occur, continue to run your water until it clears. The water remains safe to consume.

    Read more >>

  • RESOLVED: Galloping Goose detour btw Seaton St & Tillicum Rd on Thur, Sept 20 10am-4pm

    Sep 20, 2018

    Flaggers will route trail users to Crease Ave. MoTI paving for Hwy #1 N Bound Bus Lanes project.

  • RESOLVED: Elk/Beaver Lake Brookleigh boat launch & parking lot closed Fri Sept 14, 4am–2pm

    Sep 14, 2018

    Closed to vehicle traffic and boat launching during removal of the weed harvester. 10km loop trail and washrooms remain open. 

  • RESOLVED: Fire danger rating is EXTREME, campground fire ban in effect throughout the CRD

    Sep 12, 2018

    Fires and smoking prohibited at all #CRDParks, including campgrounds. Please take extreme care in natural areas #BCwildfire. Read more>>
  • RESOLVED: Warning of Bear Sighting @ Matheson Lake and Galloping Goose Regional Trail #crdparks

    Sep 12, 2018

    Bear sighting btw Rocky Point and Gillespie Rds. Report displays of threatening or unusual behaviour to BC Conservation Officer Service 1.877.952.7277
  • RESOLVED: Hazardous tree removal at Thetis Lake Regional Park on Thurs., Sept 6 between 8am - 3pm

    Sep 06, 2018

    Please use caution around equipment and crews at West Beach and on the trail to the main beach.

  • RESOLVED: Water Interruption Notice: Fernwood Water Service (Aug 29, 2018)

    Aug 31, 2018

    On Wednesday, August 29, 2018 between the hours of 8am and 4pm, the CRD will be interrupting water service to the entire Fernwood Water Service Area for an expected short duration. Read more >>
  • RESOLVED: Limited parking/congestion @ Sooke Potholes for MEC Race Four Event Aug 26 5am-1pm

    Aug 26, 2018

    Parking Lot #2 and along the Galloping Goose Regional Trail to Kapoor affected.
  • RESOLVED: Water Main Upgrade: Island Highway from Shoreline Drive to Admirals Road (Aug 12-16)

    Aug 22, 2018

    Beginning Sunday, August 12, 2018, CRD construction crews will begin the improvements on existing water main on Island Highway from Shoreline Drive to Admirals Road. This project will take approximately five (5) days to complete. Construction will take place between 7pm and 7am. Construction noise and temporary traffic delays can be expected. Read more >>

     

  • RESOLVED: Trail maintenance at Witty's Lagoon, Aug 14-16

    Aug 17, 2018

    Trail repairs happening between Olympic View Dr and Duke Rd W. Expect minor delays.

  • RESOLVED: Limited parking/congestion @ Elk/Beaver Lake for Dynamic Race Event Aug 5 6am-5pm

    Aug 05, 2018

    Hamsterly Beach and 10km loop trail affected.
  • RESOLVED: Parking Lot Closure at Mill Hill Regional Park on Aug. 4

    Aug 05, 2018

    Mill Hill Regional Park parking lot is closed on Sat. Aug 4 while tree work is being done. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • RESOLVED: Mechanical Drilling Taking Place in Centennial Park SSI

    Aug 03, 2018

    Ground conditions are being tested in preparation for storm water drainage improvements and the washroom replacement project scheduled to begin later this fall. Mechanical drilling will be taking place in the park on the morning of Friday August 3, 2018. The remainder of the park will be open to the public. Please use caution during this testing and around heavy equipment.
  • RESOLVED: Weight Room Washrooms & Stretching Area Closure

    Aug 02, 2018

    The washrooms and small stretching area in the weight room at Panorama Recreation Centre will be closed Wednesday, August 1st & Thursday, August 2nd. Plumbing work is being done for the installation of an additional water filling station.

  • RESOLVED: Hazardous tree removal at Witty’s Lagoon near Sitting Lady Falls Wed., Aug 1 btwn 1 to 3pm

    Aug 01, 2018

    Please use caution around equipment and crews.

  • RESOLVED: Hazardous tree removal at Roche Cove parking lot on Wed., Aug 1 between 10am to 12pm

    Aug 01, 2018

    Please use caution around equipment and crews.

  • RESOLVED: Hazardous tree removal at Matheson Lake beach area Wed., Aug 1 between 8am to 11am

    Aug 01, 2018

    Please use caution around equipment and crews.

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  • RESOLVED: Detour on Lakeshore Trail at Elk/Beaver Lake from July 24-31 between 8am-4:30pm

    Jul 31, 2018

    Lakeshore trail by km 9 closed for upgrades. Watch for signs to detour route, which is an equestrian trail. Dogs must be leashed around horses.

  • RESOLVED: Cloudiness in the Cedars of Tuam Water System (Salt Spring Island)

    Jul 31, 2018

    CRD Integrated Water Services advises the customers of the Cedars of Tuam Water System on Salt Spring Island that turbidity has caused cloudiness in the treated drinking water. Please be advised that while the aesthetics of the water may be disagreeable, the water remains safe to drink and it is not a health concern. Read more >>

  • RESOLVED: Parking Lot Closure at Mill Hill Regional Park

    Jul 28, 2018

    Mill Hill Regional Park parking lot is closed until further notice while BC Hydro crews work on power lines. We apologize for any inconvenience.
  • RESOLVED: Water way maintenance near Jordan River Regional Park, July 23-27

    Jul 27, 2018

    Day visitors and campers can expect minor delays and noise during daytime hours.

  • RESOLVED: Water Interruption Notice for Salt Spring Island – Highland/Fernwood Water Service

    Jul 25, 2018

    CRD Operations staff are actively searching for a water system leak or leaks in the Highland/Fernwood Water Service Area on Salt Spring Island. Until this issue is resolved, some residents may experience a loss of water pressure or be without water for a period. Work will continue until the issue is resolved which may take a day or more. Residents are asked to conserve water during this time. Read more >>
  • RESOLVED: Limited parking/congestion @ Elk Lake for Victoria Rowing Club Event July 14-15 6am-8pm

    Jul 15, 2018

    Eagle Beach affected.
  • RESOLVED: Rainbow Road Pool Closure Notice

    Jul 15, 2018

    The pool will be closed for public swimming after 5pm Friday July 13 and all day Saturday/Sunday, 14 & 15 for a Swim Meet. The pool will be open regular hours on Monday, July 16. Come out and support the Salt Spring Stringrays!

  • RESOLVED: Taste and odour in the Wilderness Mountain Water System (JDF EA)

    Jul 13, 2018

    CRD Integrated Water Services advises the customers of the Wilderness Mountain Water System in the Juan de Fuca Electoral Area that an algae bloom in the raw water source, the Wilfred Reservoir, is causing a fishy or metallic-like taste and odour in the treated drinking water. Please be advised that while the taste and odour on the water may be disagreeable, the water remains safe to drink and it is not a health concern. Read more >>

  • RESOLVED: Update: Elevator inaccessible July 10 at Panorama Rec

    Jul 11, 2018

    The elevator at Panorama Recreation will be inaccessible on Tuesday July 10 from 8:30am-4pm due to required maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience. For more information, please contact Reception at 250.656.7271.
  • RESOLVED: Upper Thetis Lake trails closed temporarily for RCMP investigation

    Jul 10, 2018

    RCMP states there is no danger to the public and asks for patience. RCMP will provide updates once the investigation is completed.
  • RESOLVED: Limited parking/congestion @ Thetis Lake for Tyee Aquatic Club Event July 9 6am-2pm

    Jul 09, 2018

    Main Beach affected.
  • RESOLVED: Juan de Fuca – Tugwell Creek Wildfire

    Jul 09, 2018

    An Emergency Operations Centre Level 1 has been activated to support planning and monitoring related to the Tugwell Creek fire. There are no active alerts or advisories at this time. For the latest updates please visit the BC Wildfire Service website.

  • RESOLVED: Limited parking/congestion @ Beaver Lake for District of Saanich Event July 8 7am-5pm

    Jul 08, 2018

    Beaver Beach and Filter Beds affected.
  • RESOLVED: Limited parking/congestion @ Mount Work for Human Powered Racing Event July 8 6am-12p

    Jul 08, 2018

    Durrance Lake and Mountain Biking Area affected.
  • RESOLVED: SEAPARC Recreation Centre Power Outage #Sooke

    Jul 06, 2018

    SEAPARC will remain closed for the rest of the day (Friday July 6) due to a power outage. DeMamiel Creek Golf Course remains open as planned until 7pm.
     
  • RESOLVED: Warning of cougar sighting on the Coast Trail at East Sooke Regional Park

    Jul 04, 2018

    Sighting between Beechy Head & Cabin Point. Please report threatening or unusual behaviour to BC Conservation Officer Service 1-877-952-7277

  • RESOLVED: Main beach closure – Thetis Lake

    Jul 03, 2018

    The main beach at Thetis Lake Regional Park is closed to the public until further notice at the request of Westshore RCMP.
  • RESOLVED: SEAPARC Annual Pool Shutdown

    Jul 03, 2018

    The SEAPARC Pool is closed for annual maintenance June 11-July 2.  It will reopen Tuesday, July 3. Membership passes will be accepted at other Greater Victoria Recreation Centres (please check their websites for schedules and restrictions). The facility remains open for fitness, registrations & golf course payments during the shutdown. 

  • RESOLVED: Sooke Hills Wilderness Trail closure morning of June 27

    Jun 27, 2018

    Closure between Humpback parking lot and north of suspension bridge up to 4 hours for public safety during delivery of water treatment chemicals.
  • RESOLVED: Advisory to avoid beach areas around Maliview Wastewater Plant on Salt Spring Island

    Jun 22, 2018

    The CRD along with Island Health is advising residents not to enter the shoreline in this area until further notice, signs are being placed in the area following a mechanical failure at the Maliview Wastewater Treatment Plant. ReadMore>>
  • RESOLVED: Limited access to Elk/Beaver Lake fishing pier and ski beach, June 18-22

    Jun 22, 2018

    District of Saanich roadwork underway from Brookleigh Road (Boat Ramp) to Brookleigh Road at Oldfield Road 

  • RESOLVED: Bridge replacement on Pipeline trail at Elk/Beaver Lake on Monday, June 18 from 8am-4pm

    Jun 18, 2018

    Expect delays on the trail during construction. Please use caution around equipment and crews.

  • RESOLVED: Fishing wharf temporarily closed for repairs at Durrance Lake in Mt. Work until June 11

    Jun 12, 2018

  • RESOLVED: Galloping Goose closed between Grange & Belgrave Rds, May 30 to June 6 from 8pm to 5:30am

    Jun 11, 2018

    Closure is part of McKenzie Interchange Construction Project, please refer to BC Gov’t website for details. Read more>>

      

  • RESOLVED: Warning of rock blasting near Mt Work-Hartland from June 4 to 6 between 2 - 4 pm

    Jun 06, 2018

    Crews will be blasting rock at Hartland Landfill. Safety crew will stop cyclists during the blasting for safety reasons.

  • RESOLVED: Limited parking/congestion @ Elk Lake for Ironman Triathlon Event June 3 6am-5pm

    Jun 03, 2018

    Hamsterly Beach affected.
  • RESOLVED: Localized wind storm at Hartland Landfill carries debris to neighbouring properties

    Jun 01, 2018

    A localized wind storm on May 29, 2018 picked up several loose items at Hartland Landfill’s active face and carried them to neighbouring properties in the area.

    Hartland staff are collecting this waste—mostly plastic bags and Styrofoam—as we learn where it’s landed. 

    If you live in the neighbourhood around Hartland and have found some of this debris, please phone 250.360.3410 to have it picked up.

  • RESOLVED: Sooke Hills Wilderness Trail closure morning of May 24

    May 29, 2018

    Closure between Humpback parking lot and north of suspension bridge up to 3 hours for public safety during delivery of water treatment chemicals.

  • RESOLVED: North Saanich/Sidney Fire Depart. Wildfire simulation training, Horth Hill May 22, 7-9 pm

    May 23, 2018

    Several fire trucks will be on site during the simulation. Please use caution around crews.

  • RESOLVED: Water Interruption Notice: Fulford Water Service Area (April 26, 2018)

    May 22, 2018

    On Thursday, April 26, 2018 between the hours of 8pm and 12am, the CRD will be carrying out repair work on the water distribution system in the Fulford Water Service Area. Read more >>
  • RESOLVED: Water Interruption Notice: Highland Water Service Area (May 16, 2018)

    May 22, 2018

    On Wednesday, May 16, 2018 between the hours of 8am and 8pm, the CRD will be carrying out emergency repair work on the water distribution system in the Highland Water Service Area. Read more >>
  • RESOLVED: Galloping Goose closed between Grange & Belgrave Rds, May 4-17 from 8pm to 5:30am

    May 22, 2018

    Closure is part of McKenzie Interchange Construction Project, please refer to BC Gov’t website for details. Read more>>

  • RESOLVED: Clover Point Pump Station: Road Closure May 7-18

    May 18, 2018

    Clover Point Rd will be closed to vehicle traffic and parking May 7th to 18th due to construction and excavation activities for the upgraded Clover Point Pump Station. Pedestrian access to the seawall and Dallas Rd walkway will remain open. Read more >>
  • RESOLVED: Water Interruption Notice for Saturna Island – Lyall Harbour/Boot Cove Water Service

    May 11, 2018

    CRD Operations staff are actively searching for a water system leak or leaks in the Lyall Harbour/Boot Cove Water Service Area on Saturna Island. Some residents may experience a loss of water pressure or be without water for a period. Read more >>
  • RESOLVED: Water Interruption Notice: Highland Water Service Area (May 7, 2018)

    May 11, 2018

    On Monday, May 7, 2018 between the hours of 8am and 8pm, the CRD will be carrying out emergency repair work on the water distribution system in the Highland Water Service Area. Read more >>
  • RESOLVED: Water Interruption Notice: Highland Water Service Area (May 4, 2018)

    May 11, 2018

    On Friday, May 4, 2018 between the hours of 8am and 8pm, the CRD will be carrying out emergency repair work on the water distribution system in the Highland Water Service Area. Read more >>
  • RESOLVED: Boil Water Advisory - Highlands Water Service Area (Salt Spring)

    May 09, 2018

    A boil water advisory is in effect for all properties and residents of Salt Spring Island Highlands Water Service Area. Read more >>
  • RESOLVED: Brookleigh boat launch at Elk/Beaver Lake closed Mon, May 7 from sunrise to 1 pm

    May 07, 2018

    Temporarily closed for annual launch of the aquatic weed harvester. Eagle Beach boat launch remains open for small watercraft.

  • RESOLVED: Painting of Thetis Lake washroom building to Apr 30

    May 04, 2018

    The washroom will remain open except for short periods, when porta potties will be on site.

  • RESOLVED: Limited parking/congestion @ Elk Lake for Victoria Youth Paddling Event Apr 28-29 8am-5pm

    Apr 29, 2018

    Eagle Beach affected.
  • RESOLVED: Panorama Recreation Centre - April 24th South Parking Lot Closure

    Apr 24, 2018

    The south parking lot at Panorama Recreation Centre will be closed until 4:30pm on Tuesday, April 24th. The District of North Saanich is performing work on the culvert
  • RESOLVED: Water Interruption Notice: Cedar Lane Water Service (April 19, 2018)

    Apr 24, 2018

    On Thursday, April 19, 2018 between the hours of 8am and 4pm, the CRD will be carrying out annual maintenance and flushing of the water distribution system in the Cedar Lane Water Service Area on Salt Spring Island. Read more >>

  • RESOLVED: Water Interruption Notice: Highland Water Service Area (April 19, 2018)

    Apr 24, 2018

    On Thursday, April 19, 2018 between the hours of 8am and 4pm, the CRD will be carrying out annual maintenance and flushing of the water distribution system in the Highland Water Service Area. Read more >>
  • RESOLVED: Congestion along Galloping Goose & Lochside for District of Saanich Event Apr 22, 10am-3pm

    Apr 22, 2018

  • RESOLVED: Update: Day 3 Niagara Street Pipe Assembly and Pull

    Apr 20, 2018

  • RESOLVED: Public Heath Advisory - area near Ganges Creek Salt Spring Island

    Apr 19, 2018

    A Public Health Advisory is in effect on the shoreline and waters near Ganges Creek, in the area known as Gasoline Alley, on Salt Spring Island. Please avoid the shoreline and waters in this are until further notice. A mechanical failure lead to a discharge of wastewater. CRD has issued this advisory in conjunction with Island Health. Read more >>  
  • RESOLVED: Change of Recycling Day: New Year's

    Apr 17, 2018

    If your usual blue box collection day fell on New Year’s Day, your recyclable materials will be collected on Saturday, January 6, 2018.  Please place your recyclables at the curb by 7:30AM in appropriately sized containers.

     #crdrecycle
  • RESOLVED: Early Warning Siren System TESTING at Port Renfrew and Pacheedaht Tues Mar 20-Wed Mar 21

    Apr 17, 2018

    Earthquake early warning/tsunami siren system TESTING at Port Renfrew and Pacheedaht Tues, March 20 – Wed, March 21. Residents and visitors can expect loud intermittent warning sirens with a voice message for earthquake, tsunami and test tone warnings throughout each day.

  • RESOLVED: Water Interruption Notice: Beddis Water Service (March 20 and 22, 2018)

    Apr 17, 2018

    On Tuesday, March 20, 2018 and Thursday, March 22, 2018, between the hours of 8am and 4pm, the CRD will be carrying out annual maintenance and flushing of the water distribution system in the Beddis Water Service Area. Read more >>
  • RESOLVED: Water Interruption Notice: Fulford Water Service (March 21, 2018)

    Apr 17, 2018

    On Wednesday, March 21, 2018 between the hours of 8am and 4pm, the CRD will be carrying out annual maintenance and flushing of the water distribution system in the Fulford Water Service Area. Read more >>
  • RESOLVED: Congestion along the Galloping Goose & E&N for BC Randonneurs Event Apr 15, 8am-4pm

    Apr 15, 2018

     

  • RESOLVED: Limited parking/congestion @ Elk Lake for Island Outfitters Event Apr 14, 6am-3pm

    Apr 14, 2018

    Bookleigh Boat Launch and Eagle Beach affected.
  • RESOLVED: Sooke Hills Wilderness Trail closure April 12, 9am-12pm

    Apr 13, 2018

    The trail will be closed between Humpback parking lot and north of the suspension bridge for water treatment ammonia delivery.

  • RESOLVED: Road closures during hazardous tree removal at Beaver Lake on Wed, April 12 from 8-10am

    Apr 12, 2018

    Road closed to traffic from Elk Lake Dr to West Saanich Rd and on roadway over Colquitz Creek.

  • RESOLVED: Hartland Technical Training Area at Mount Work closed for maintenance Apr 3-10

    Apr 10, 2018

    Closed weekdays only between 8am-4pm. The rest of Hartland mountain bike area remains open.

  • RESOLVED: Panorama Recreation Centre Power Outage

    Apr 10, 2018

    Please note that all activities are currently not available. Greenglade Community Centre is open.
  • RESOLVED: Hazardous tree removal at Francis/King on Fri, Apr 6 from 8:30am to 4pm

    Apr 09, 2018

    Please use caution around equipment and crews.

  • RESOLVED: Hazardous tree removal at Mount Work on Apr 5-6 from 8:30am to 4pm

    Apr 09, 2018

    Please use caution around equipment and crews.

  • RESOLVED: Limited parking/congestion @ Beaver Lake for TC 10K Run Clinic Event Apr 7, 7am-1pm

    Apr 09, 2018

  • RESOLVED: Limited parking/congestion @ Eagle Beach for Rowing Event Apr 7-8, 8am-5pm

    Apr 08, 2018

  • RESOLVED: Hazardous tree removal at Thetis Lake on Thurs, Apr 5 from 8:30am to 4pm

    Apr 06, 2018

    Trees will be removed at the main parking lot, West Beach and Upper Thetis. Please use caution around equipment and crews.

  • RESOLVED: Update: Water Supply Main Construction: Main #3 Upgrade

    Apr 03, 2018

    The CRD’s maintenance work on the TCH has been completed. The MoTI contractor has completed the water main connections and will be filling excavations soon. For updates, visit the McKenzie Interchange Project website.
  • RESOLVED: Limited parking/congestion @ Beaver Lake for Remax Event Mar 31, 8am-2pm

    Apr 03, 2018

     

  • RESOLVED: Drainage work along Sooke Hills Wilderness Trail near suspension bridge from March 28-29

    Mar 29, 2018

    The trail remains open but caution is urged around the equipment and crew.

  • RESOLVED: Limited parking/congestion @ Thetis Lake for MEC Event Mar 25, 6am-12pm

    Mar 25, 2018

     

  • RESOLVED: Parking lot repairs at Matheson Lake Regional Park on Fri, Mar 23 from 10am-1pm

    Mar 23, 2018

    Parking lot remains open but visitors are advised to use caution around equipment and crews.

  • RESOLVED: Hazardous tree removal at Eagle Beach on Thur, Mar 22 from 8:30am to 3pm

    Mar 22, 2018

    Expect minor delays and use caution around equipment and crews at Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park.

  • RESOLVED: Galloping Goose closure between Grange and Belgrave Roads March 17 – 18

    Mar 18, 2018

    BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is closing a portion of the regional trail as part of the McKenzie Interchange project. Read more>>

  • RESOLVED: Hazardous tree removal at Matheson Lake Thurs., March 8 between 8-11am

    Mar 09, 2018

    Park visitors can expect minor delays. Please use caution around equipment and crews.     
  • RESOLVED: Boil Water Advisory - Lyall Harbour Boot Cove (Saturna)

    Mar 01, 2018

    A boil water advisory for customers of the Lyall Harbour Boot Cover Water System on Saturna Island has been discontinued. Read More (PDF)
  • RESOLVED: Maintenance at Thetis Lake parking lot area on Wed Feb 28, 8:30am- 1pm

    Mar 01, 2018

    Ditch dredging work underway from main parking lot and trail from the parking lot. Use caution and watch for crews while passing through this area.

  • RESOLVED: Winter weather conditions affecting curbside recycling pick-up

    Feb 26, 2018

    Winter weather conditions have impacted recycling pick-up today in some parts of the region.  Efforts will be made to collect recyclable materials in areas that drivers can safely access but, if your recycling is not collected today, please bring it inside until your next collection day.

  • RESOLVED: Water Interruption Notice: Highland Water Service Area (Feb 19-23)

    Feb 23, 2018

    During the week of February 19 - 23, 2018 between the hours of 8am and 4pm, the CRD will be carrying out annual maintenance and flushing of the water distribution system in the Highland Water Service Area. Read more >>
  • RESOLVED: Water Interruption Notice: Fernwood Water Service Area (Feb 12-16)

    Feb 23, 2018

    During the week of February 12 - 16, 2018 between the hours of 8am and 4pm, the CRD will be carrying out annual maintenance and flushing of the water distribution system in the Fernwood Water Service Area. Read more >>
     
  • RESOLVED: SEAPARC Recreation Centre Power Outage

    Feb 17, 2018

    SEAPARC will remain closed for the rest of Saturday February 17th due to a power outage. Our apologies.
  • RESOLVED: Upgrades to Elsie King Trail at Francis/King Regional Park weekdays to 4pm, until Feb 15

    Feb 16, 2018

    Expect temporary trail closures, including access to Shooting Star trail, as well as noise from equipment

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  • RESOLVED: Hazardous tree removal at Thetis Lake main beach Feb 14 and Upper Thetis Feb 15

    Feb 16, 2018

    Work underway all day on Wed. and to noon on Thur. Please use caution around equipment and crews.

  • RESOLVED: Hazardous tree removal along The Great Trail near the water treatment plant Thur, Feb 15

    Feb 15, 2018

    Crews working in Sooke Hills Wilderness Regional Park will be directing traffic. Trail users can expect short delays.

  • RESOLVED: Wastewater Discharge Notice (Esquimalt, Oak Bay)

    Feb 07, 2018

    Heavy precipitation caused combined stormwater and wastewater overflows along some shorelines in Greater Victoria on January 29, 2018. The areas affected are in the vicinity of Macaulay Point in Esquimalt, and McMicking Point, Humber and Rutland in Oak Bay. Read more >>
  • RESOLVED: Water Interruption Notice: Highland Water Service (January 23, 2018)

    Feb 07, 2018

    On Tuesday, January 23, 2018 between the hours of 8am and 4pm, the CRD will be carrying out repair work on the water distribution system in the Highland Water Service Area on Salt Spring Island. Read more >>

  • RESOLVED: SEAPARC to open at 3pm today #Sooke

    Jan 27, 2018

    The SEAPARC facility is set to open at 3:00 pm January 27 following a power outage. Power has been restored by BC Hydro and staff are working to open the facility. Thank you for your patience.

  • RESOLVED: Hazardous tree removal from Francis/King parking lot Thur, Jan 25 from 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

    Jan 25, 2018

    Expect limited parking, including accessible spaces and temporary delays. Please use caution around equipment and crews.

  • RESOLVED: Avoid the water at Beaver Lake due to blue-green algae advisory

    Jan 25, 2018

    Water samples from Beaver Beach at Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park continue to test positive for a type of blue-green algae that produces cyanotoxins. Visitors are advised to avoid swimming at Beaver Lake and to keep animals on a leash to prevent them from drinking or swimming in the lake. Elk Lake remains safe for the public. Read more
  • RESOLVED: #Tsunami Warning for Coastal Areas of BC

    Jan 23, 2018

    The tsunami warning previously issued for the region is no longer in effect. More info at EmergencyInfoBC.ca
  • RESOLVED: Elsie King Trail temporarily closed at Francis/King, Thurs, Jan 18 until noon

    Jan 22, 2018

    Closed for hazardous tree removal. Flaggers will be on site. Watch for equipment and crews.

  • RESOLVED: Core Area Wastewater Discharge Notice

    Jan 17, 2018

    Heavy rain caused combined stormwater and wastewater overflows along some shorelines in Greater Victoria on January 11, 2018. Read more >>
  • RESOLVED: Maintenance at picnic area along 10km trail at Beaver Beach on Tues, Jan 16

    Jan 16, 2018

    Crews will be thinning out willow trees in the picnic area. Please use caution around equipment and crews.

  • RESOLVED: Temporary closure on Galloping Goose near km 42 from January 3 to 15, 2018

    Jan 15, 2018

    Section of the Galloping Goose Regional Trail near Parkland Rd in Sooke closed for rock scaling. Please be cautious near crews and equipment and obey all closure signs. Map

  • RESOLVED: Hazardous tree removal along 10km trail at Elk/Beaver throughout the week of January 8

    Jan 12, 2018

    Tree removal at various locations along the 10km trail. Expect minor and use caution around equipment and crews.
  • RESOLVED: Rail equipment installation at Maplebank rail crossing on E&N Rail Trail until Dec 31

    Jan 08, 2018

    Crews and machinery on-site between 9 am to 3:30 pm. Please use caution in this area.

  • RESOLVED: Winter weather conditions affecting recycling pick up

    Jan 04, 2018

    Winter weather conditions have affected recycling pick up today. If your recycling is not collected by the end of your scheduled pick up day, please bring inside until your next scheduled collection day. #crdrecycle
  • RESOLVED: West Shore Recycling Collection Delayed from January 2 until January 3, 2018

    Jan 04, 2018

    Due to an increase in the volume of recycling after both December’s snowfall and the holiday season, collection scheduled for Tuesday, January 2 took longer than expected in some West Shore neighbourhoods and has been delayed to Wednesday, January 3.  If your recycling was missed, please leave your material at the curb for collection today.

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  • RESOLVED: Notice of Maintenance - Ganges Sewer Service Area

    Jan 03, 2018

    Cleaning and closed circuit television (CCTV) inspection of sewer pipes in the Ganges Sewer service will start Nov 20. Read more >>
  • RESOLVED: Early Warning Siren system TESTING at Port Renfrew and Pacheedaht Tues Dec 12–Thurs Dec 14

    Jan 03, 2018

    Earthquake early warning/tsunami siren system TESTING at Port Renfrew and Pacheedaht Tues, Dec 12 – Thurs Dec 14. Residents and visitors can expect loud intermittent warning sirens with a voice message for earthquake, tsunami and test tone warnings throughout each day.

     

  • RESOLVED: Earthquake early warning/tsunami siren system TESTING at Jordan River Sat, Dec 16

    Jan 03, 2018

    Park visitors can expect loud intermittent warning sirens with a voice message for earthquake, tsunami and/or test tone warnings throughout the day.

  • RESOLVED: Watch for frost and ice at regional parks & trails. Be prepared for slippery conditions.

    Jan 03, 2018

    #CRDParks sand & add de-ice to high use areas of the Galloping Goose, Lochside and E&N Rail Trail during daylight hours, except statutory holidays.

  • RESOLVED: UPDATE: Wastewater Discharge Notice

    Dec 29, 2017

    Heavy precipitation caused combined stormwater and wastewater overflows along some shorelines in Greater Victoria beginning the morning of December 19, 2017. Read more>>
  • RESOLVED: Winter weather conditions impacting CRD water and wastewater operations and service

    Dec 22, 2017

    UPDATE: As a result of weather conditions on Dec 19, Burgoyne Bay Septage Facility on Salt Spring Island remains closed.

  • RESOLVED: Weather conditions blocking traffic to Hartland landfill

    Dec 20, 2017

    Winter weather conditions are blocking traffic leading to Hartland landfill. Please use caution & expect delays.

  • RESOLVED: UPDATE: #crdparks and trails are open - expect and prepare for snow

    Dec 20, 2017

    Expect and prepare for slippery conditions. Cycling commuters may want to consider alternative transportation until areas are cleared.
  • RESOLVED: Low Pressure Event – Langford, View Royal and parts of Saanich

    Dec 19, 2017

    From December 4 to approximately December 20, residents of Langford, View Royal and parts of Saanich may experience lower water pressure as the Kapoor Tunnel Inspection is completed. No interruption in service is expected.

  • RESOLVED: Main beach trail at Witty's Lagoon under repair Dec 7 & 8

    Dec 15, 2017

    Please follow the detour signs leading behind the washroom to the main trail.

  • RESOLVED: Earthquake early warning/tsunami siren system TESTING at Jordan River Sun, Dec 10

    Dec 11, 2017

    Park visitors can expect loud intermittent warning sirens with a voice message for earthquake, tsunami and/or test tone warnings throughout the day.