CRD issues warning for Beaver Lake

August 9, 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

For media inquiries please contact the CRD:
Laurie Sthamann, Communications Coordinator (CRD)
Phone: 250-360-3332
Cell: 250-889-8030