Reader photo: Bowker Creek fills fast in rainstorm

First significant rainfall pushes waterway to its limits

Oak Bay News reader Rick Lee took a walk during the first significant autumn rainfall yesterday (Oct. 18).

“My wife and I took a look at Bowker Creek, just by the firehall, at dusk,” he said. “The creek was quite swollen; its level just below the top of the tunnel under the roadway.”

He couldn’t help but snap a photo to share with our readers. Share your images and videos by emailing editor@oakbaynews.com.


 

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