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>>
Fire Extinguishers are a hazardous product, subject to explosion if crushed in landfills and thus unsuitable for regular disposal. Do the right thing and return your expired fire extinguisher for recharge or recycling to Crest Fire Extinguishers (listed below).
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Check your extinguisher and note its expiry date. Have it recharged or checked at the proper time.
Fire extinguishers can be serviced and recharged if used or past expiry. Check the listings below.
You can return extra or non-working extinguishers to the facility noted below.
487 Burnside Road East
1 Hartland Avenue
Fire extinguishers found in most homes contain a chemical combination designed to suppress and smother a fire. Usually, the chemicals are foam or powder sodium bicarbonate or potassium bicarbonate, pressurized with nitrogen.
The CRD is a local government that delivers 200+ local, regional and sub-regional services for residents of the region, including 13 municipalities and three electoral areas on southern Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. Governed by a 24 member Board of Directors, the CRD is working to serve the public, and build a vibrant, livable and sustainable region.
Main office address:
625 Fisgard Street
Victoria, British Columbia
Canada V8W 1R7
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