Alerts and advisories

Road conditions
Municipal water systems
Water conservation stages
Drought conditions
Beach closures and advisories
Trail closures and advisories
Fire danger
Air quality
Earthquake

Municipal staff make every effort to keep this information up to date within our regular hours of operation.

Click HERE for after-hours emergency contact information.


Road conditions

SNUG COVE LINE PAINTING: TUESDAY, JUNE 27

No street parking on Bowen Island Trunk Road or Dorman Road. Vehicles parked on the street will be towed to Mt. Gardner Road. Signs will be posted with this information. Sections of the road will be closed while lines are being painted. Sections of the ferry marshalling lane will be closed while cross-hatched lines are painted. Ferry traffic will be diverted around service vehicles. Crews will direct traffic.

MILLER ROAD SEWER LINE: BEGINS JULY 4

Contractors will be installing a Sanitary Sewer main, a Sanitary force main and a Sanitary Pump Station along Seniors Lane and Miller Road.

Site prep will begin during the week of June 26 - 30. Road work will begin the week of July 4 - 7. Work will continue 21 weeks. Please expect the following while construction is underway:

  • Senior Road: closed south of the Ambulance station to Bowen Island Trunk Road (pedestrians use Miller Road)
  • Miller Road: northbound lane closed, southbound lane alternating direction
  • flaggers will direct traffic
  • allow more time to get to the ferry
  • C11 bus schedule may be affected

Work will take place Monday - Friday between 7:00 am and 7:00 pm. During the course of construction, access along Seniors Lane will be limited to local traffic only.

Last update: Monday, June 26 at 9:10 am.

See Public Works for more information.


Municipal water systems

All municipal water systems are functioning normally.

Last update: Monday, June 26 at 9:10 am.

See Public Works for more information.


Water conservation stages

Water conservation guidelines are currently at Stage 1, which allows for watering of flower and vegetable gardens and power washing. Car and boat washing and lawn watering is restricted. Read more

Last update: Monday, June 26 at 9:10 am.

See Water Conservation for more information.


Beach closures and advisories

September Morn beach and trail closed May 24 - July 31, 2017 for BC Hydro construction project. Read more

Last update: Monday, June 26 at 9:10 am.

See Parks and Environment for more information.


Trail closures and advisories

September Morn beach and trail closed May 24 - July 31, 2017 for BC Hydro construction project. Read more

Last update: Monday, June 26 at 9:10 am.

See Parks and Environment for more information.


Fire danger

Moderate: Forest fuels are drying and there is an increased risk of surface fires starting. Carry out any forest activities with caution.

Last update: Monday, June 26 at 9:10 am.

See Fire Department for a list of restrictions based on fire danger level.


Drought conditions

Normal Conditions: There is sufficient water to meet human and ecosystem needs.

Last update: Monday, June 26 at 9:10 am.

See Water Conservation for more information.


Air quality

(Search for Horseshoe Bay Station)


Earthquake

Did you feel a shake? Click HERE to view the Bowen Island seismograph.


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