Chlorine leak at Saanich Commonwealth Place, potential service impacts (6:30 p.m. update)

April 7, 2023

Saanich Fire responds to chlorine leak Saanich Commonwealth Place, potential service impacts


Saanich, BC – At approximately 4:00 p.m. on April 7, Saanich Fire responded to a call at Saanich Commonwealth Place (SCP) related to a chlorine leak. The facility’s emergency shutoff system engaged immediately, the facility was assessed and air quality been deemed to be safe. 

The maintenance team at SCP has identified the source of the leak and will be fixing the issue as soon as possible. There is no risk to the public as a result of this incident and no injuries have been reported; however, there could be service impacts depending on the timeline for the repair.


Service impact updates

Any service or scheduling impacts will be shared with the public as soon as more information is available.

Please monitor and social media for updates:


District of Saanich main accounts:

Facebook - @SaanichBC

Twitter - @Saanich


Saanich Parks, Recreation and Community Services account

Facebook - @SaanichPRCS

Twitter - @SaanichParksRec


Media contact:

Saanich Communications