CRD issues warning for Beaver Lake

September 28, 2016

The Capital Regional District (CRD) advises that water samples taken from Beaver Beach at Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park have tested positive for blue-green algae and associated cyanotoxins.

In a press release issued earlier this week, the CRD advises residents to: 

  • avoid Beaver Lake
  • prevent pets from drinking the water
  • prevent pets from swimming in the water

The CRD is continuing to test the water and will post updates via and Twitter @crd_bc.


For further information please contact:
CRD Regional Parks 
Phone: 250-478-3344