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- UPDATE: Testing confirms algae growth not toxic (4/9/2020) - Update: Thursday, April 9, 7:45 PM Laboratory tests on samples of algae taken from a bloom on Shuswap Lake show that the substance in the water is not toxic to people or pets. As a result, Interior Health has lifted the health warning put in place earlier in the day. Click here to read the CSRD notice.
- Shuswap Watershed Nutrient Research- March 2020 (3/18/2020) - The Shuswap Watershed Council (SWC) has released a short report entitled “Understanding Nutrients and Water Quality in the Shuswap River and Salmon River” that is available on the SWC website (https://www.fraserbasin.bc.ca/_Library/TR_SWC/SWC_Nutrients_WaterQuality_Feb_5_2020_WEB.pdf). As the title indicates, the results of three years of research have shown that the sources of excess phosphorus (P) are along the Shuswap […]
- Invasive Mussels Letter (3/17/2020) - The Shuswap Waterfront Owners Association has sent a letter to the Office of the Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy about the threat that aquatic invasive mussels pose to the lakes in the Shuswap watershed. We are asking for more monitoring of water craft entering the lakes, rivers and waterways entering our province. Click […]