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  • Water Quality Nov 9 2020

    Date posted: November 12, 2020

    Helmut and Sheila went testing on November 9th. It was a cold day and the recent cold weather seemed to be too much for the LaMotte meter which we use to measure turbidity as it could only give an error message, no measurements. However, as we have had no rain for several days, turbidity was […]

  • Water Quality Testing 2 November 2020

    Date posted: November 3, 2020

    Helmut and Sheila tested the waters again on Monday, 2nd November. It was a cloudy day, but not cold. All tests were good, tho pH was a little low in some spots. Water volume was moderate as we had had no rain in the previous few days. This kept the turbidity low too. We  saw […]

  • Water Testing October 26th 2020

    Date posted: October 27, 2020

    Sheila and Helmut went testing on  26th October. It was a chilly morning with clouds and no sunshine.  Water levels were moderate, still not up to regular Fall levels.  Water temperature was low everywhere just like this time last year. Oxygen was good everywhere but Marsden.  Fish were only seen in Millard near the fish […]

  • Fall Water Quality Testing

    Date posted: October 21, 2020

    Robin and Sheila went to test the waters on October 19th, starting our Fall ‘wet weather’ testing series.  Rain had fallen over the weekend and water levels were improved, definitely not high, but good enough for the spawners to go up the creeks. Water quality was good everywhere, except at Piercy Main on Marsden where […]

  • Clean up below Connector Bridge over Piercy Creek

    Date posted: October 21, 2020

    We are pleased that the terrible mess under this bridge has been cleaned up with all camping debris, bikes and so on removed and replaced with sharp rocks to deter further camping there. Here are the details:Clean up Connector bridge2020  

  • Piercy Creek Habitat Improvement Project completed.

    Date posted: October 7, 2020

    For several years, we have raised concerns about the damaging effect of storm water outlets leading directly into Pirecy Creek at the south-eastern corner of Piercy Creek Estates. Finally, after years of  planning with substantial input from MPWS, the City of Courtenay has approved of rerouting the outlet to eliminate future creek bed and bank […]

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