Hamsterly Beach (Elk Lake) Advisory - Water Quality

Jun 07, 2024 (updated Jun 07, 2024, 1:27pm)

Island Health water quality testing results indicate high bacterial counts

Island Health works with local governments like the CRD to monitor water quality at popular public beaches in order to protect recreational water users from illnesses linked to unacceptable levels of bacteria.

The latest water quality testing has indicated high levels of E. Coli at Hamsterly Beach in Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park. For more information, visit Island Health's Beach Advisory page.

This alert and physical signage in the park will be removed once the Beach Advisory has been lifted.