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  • Water Testing Nov 15 2018

    Date posted: December 7, 2018

    Sheila, Cheuey and Linda Mc went out testing after a night of heavy rain. Water levels were quite high and turbidity was up, but not above provincial guidelines except for Piercy main at Cumberland Road. Sheila had been overzealous in cleaning the membrane on the oxygen meter and it was not happy and we could […]

  • Clean-up on Piercy creek Wednesday, 28th November 2018

    Date posted: November 27, 2018

    As many of you are aware there is a lot of garbage left by homeless folks who have been camping adjacent to Piercy Creek in the property just south of River Meadow Nursery.  Some of it is entering the creek and presents a hazard to the health of the stream and, eventually, the estuary. We […]

  • Water Quality Nov 8th 2018

    Date posted: November 9, 2018

    Sheila, Jim and Linda C went testing on Nov 8th  on a cloudy cold day. Water levels were a little lower than the previous week, but the creeks were flowing well. All results were within the guidelines, with oxygen levels high. Results can be seen here:MPWS Water Quality 2018 11 Nov8

  • Millard Rearing Channel Juvenile coho study

    Date posted: November 9, 2018

    YER in conjunction with Wendy Kotilla and Esther Guimond with 2 students completed a study on the presence of fish in the Millard Rearing channel in August of this year. A report of the study can be viewed here:2018 juvenule rearing report Final_Nov

  • Water Quality Nov 1st 2018

    Date posted: November 4, 2018

    Sheila, Linda Cheu and Linda Mcansh went testing on 1st Nov on a cloudy day after heavy overnight rain.  Despite the rain, creek levels were not too high and turbidity was reasonable, the highest being 4.38 at Piercy Creek under  the connector. Dissolved oxygen was high, temperatures were normal, around 9 or 10C (the range […]

  • AGM to be held on November 15th

    Date posted: November 4, 2018

    Millard Piercy Watershed Stewards will be holding their AGM on November 15th2018 at 2202 Lambert Drive, Courtenay, 7.00pm. Guest Speaker— at 7.10- will be Paul de Greeff –Green Infrastructure in Victoria—Making Headway.

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