Drought alert for Koksilah and Chemainus Rivers

Bulletin, Cowichan Watershed Board, July 17, 2018

Low water and high temperatures in the Koksilah and Chemainus Rivers have been flagged in the BC Government's new West Coast Stream Watch information portal.

Both indicate "daytime temperature reaching critical survival level" and water conservation is recommended "as practical".


Letters have been sent to water license holders in the area to raise awareness of potential impacts to aquatic ecosystems and regulatory measures that may be used to restrict water withdrawals if necessary. Click the map below for more info.

West Coast Stream Watch

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