Beaver Lake Beach Advisory Issued for High Levels of Bacteria

Sep 10, 2019

Water samples from Beaver Beach at Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park show high levels of bacteria. It is not recommended for people or pets to enter the water.

The Capital Regional District (CRD), in consultation with Island Health, reports that water samples from Beaver Beach at Beaver Lake within Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park show high levels of bacteria and advises that the water may be unsafe for swimming and recreational activities. As a precautionary measure, it is NOT recommended for people or pets to enter the water at Beaver Beach. Signs are being posted at the lake and further sampling is underway.

For more information about beach advisories, including frequently asked questions, please visit Island Health or call 250.519.3401. See the park map for beach locations.

For updates regarding this advisory, please visit  www.crd.bc.ca/alerts and follow us on Twitter @crd_bc.