From CRD Parks & Environmental Services:
Heavy rain caused combined stormwater and wastewater overflows along some shorelines in Greater Victoria beginning the evening of November 3, 2018 and continuing into the night.
The areas affected are in Saanich between Seaview Road and Rutland Road including Cadboro Bay, and in Oak Bay between Trafalgar Park and Radcliffe Lane including McNeill Bay.
As a result of these discharges, residents are advised to avoid entering the waters along the affected shorelines as the wastewater may pose a health risk.
As a precaution and in consultation with Island Health and the local municipalities, beaches within the affected areas will be posted with public health advisory signs until sample results indicate enterococci levels are below the 70CFU/100mL recreational limit.
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