Alerts

Fire Danger

Fire Danger Low

September 17 - October 15, 2018

The forest fire danger rating is currently LOW.

Read about restrictions based on fire danger rating here.

Water Conservation

Stage 1 Water Restrictions

September 4 - October 15, 2018

Due to several days of ample rainfall all Municipal water systems are at stage 1 of the Water Conservation Guidelines.

Beach Closures

Snug Cove beach closure ended

August 30 - September 30, 2018

The Snug Cove beach closure has ended and it is now safe for swimming.

Read more about beach water quality

Water Conditions

Drinking water and persons with compromised immune systems

January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2018

The Provincial Health Officer advises all British Columbians with compromised immune systems (such as HIV, organ or bone transplants, chemotherapy or medications that suppress the immune system) to avoid drinking water from any surface water or ground water that is under the influence of surface water, unless it has been boiled, filtered, distilled or treated with UV. Bowen Island and other areas in British Columbia use surface water sources (lakes, rivers, streams). This is not a general boil-water advisory for the general public, but rather is directed only at persons with compromised immune systems.  If in doubt about your immune system status, please discuss this further with your physician.

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Last Updated on 2017-05-08 at 12:46 PM