Hamsterly Beach Advisory at Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park

Jul 21, 2011

Victoria, BC - Capital Regional District (CRD) would like to inform the public that the Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA) medical health officer has posted a warning advisory of high bacteria levels at Hamsterly Beach in Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park.

The parks and beaches will remain open to the public, however, the CRD would like to advise the public that swimming and wading in the water at Hamsterly beach may be unsafe and is not recommended.

Warning signs posted at the beach will be removed when sample results are once again within acceptable limits.

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For more information, please contact:
Laurie Sthamann, Communications Coordinator
CRD Regional Parks
250.360.3332