Gorge Waterway

Residents from across the Greater Victoria area rallied in support of the Gorge Waterway in July, after a suspected sewage spill cancelled the Gorge Swim Fest. Esquimalt Engineering and Public Works say they’ve now located the source of the contamination. File photo

Esquimalt crews find source of Gorge Creek contamination

Area will continue to be monitored for leaks over next several weeks

 

This photo was taken of the Gorge Waterway Sunday morning shows a substance polluting the waters. John Roe photo.

Substance in Gorge Waterway likely algae bloom

Investigation into the cause of Gorge Swim Fest’s cancellation is underway

  • Jul 31, 2017

 

The Gorge Swim Fest has been cancelled due to a sewage spill. Photo courtesy of John Roe.

Gorge Swim Fest cancelled due to sewage spill

Township crews worked to clean up the spill, more robust efforts needed

 

A diver scans the sea bed at low tide on the Gorge Waterway on Sunday morning. He was looking for antique bottles possibly left behind during regattas from the early 20th century. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Natural phenomenon in Esquimalt-Saanich prompts closer look

Tide change foam on Gorge Waterway resembles chunks of ice flowing down a river

A diver scans the sea bed at low tide on the Gorge Waterway on Sunday morning. He was looking for antique bottles possibly left behind during regattas from the early 20th century. Don Descoteau/Victoria News