Drinking water

The boil water advisory came into effect Oct. 21, 2020.

Boil water advisory continues for Alert Bay

Coliform levels could indicate the presence of a pathogen


The Blue Creek restoration in British Columbia is shown in this undated handout photo. Spotty research and inconsistent monitoring has made it impossible to evaluate the health of most Canadian watersheds, a new study has found. “It’s still largely unknown,” said Elizabeth Hendricks of the World Wildlife Fund, which has just released its second evaluation of the condition of Canada’s freshwater environments. (WWF Canada, Eden Toth)

Data gaps prevent assessment of most Canadian watersheds: WWF report

There’s enough known about 67 of Canada’s 167 watersheds to assess how well they’re standing up


Cumberland keeps pushing for groundwater protection

Council will raise issue with Province again through Union of BC Municipalities


Regional District of Nanaimo wants water quality issues addressed quickly

‘Those videos are disturbing that there’s water in the regional district that is of this poor quality’

Nestle Canada selling bottled water business to local family-owned company

The Pure Life bottled water business is being sold to Ice River Springs

CVRD testing Shawnigan water after complaints of metallic taste, odour

“This type of problem has come up a number of times in summers in the past”

Bulk water filling station opens in parched area near Sooke

New facility will have ‘positive impact’ in Otter Point area, says CRD director

No easy answers to plug hole in south Island’s safe water supply

Rainwater capture and other bandaid solutions are not the solution

  • Mar 8, 2020

Hundreds of Victoria students march for water accessibility

The second We Walk for Water campaign took place at the B.C. Legislature