BBtH – 2018 Projects

Phase 1 (2018)  :  Pilot Projects – water quality in Victoria and Oak Bay, BC.

In Oak Bay :

  • Drinking Water Quality : Oak Bay Drinking Water Supply : A project to spotlight the drinking water quality – using existing and ongoing data readings from 19 homes in the Oak Bay Municipality

  • Ocean Water Quality : Oak Bay Salish Sea beach bathing quality : A project to monitor Salish Sea Water Quality at various points around the Oak Bay Waterfront from McNeill Bay to Cattle Point

  • River Water Quality : Oak Bay Bowker Creek Water Quality : A project to monitor water quality in Bowker Creek

In Victoria :

  • Drinking Water Quality : CRD Drinking Water Supply : A project to spotlight the drinking water quality – using existing and ongoing data readings from  CRD Data Collection Reports.

  • Ocean Water Quality : Clover Point and McLoughlin Point – Salish Sea site of new WWTP – Wastewater Treatment Plant – which is now under construction at McLoughlin Point

  • River Water Quality : The Gorge – Eel Grass Beds – the Herring spawning sites

Phase 2 (2019)  :  Pan-Salish Sea Projects

Salish Sea Marine Traffic

  • Effect of Marine Shipping Traffic on Water Quality

Salish Sea Sewage Treatment – Water Quality

  • Extend Victoria monitoring to other outfalls

Resources Needed

  1. Project planning, scoping, resource management
  2. Project Manager
  3. PR
  4. Writer
  5. Sub-Project leader (Team leader) – 6 teams
  6. Chemist
  7. Biologist
  8. Microbiologist
  9. Virologist/Bacteriologist
  10. Marine Biologist
  11. Geomatics
  12. Bioinformatics
  13. Website
  14. Water Quality Taxonomy /ISO standards
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