Vancouver Lake has developed areas of green, scummy water. Public Health staff have posted caution signs at the lake advising swimmers that the water could pose health risks. Staff are getting water samples tested and will advise the public if the lake needs to be closed. Meanwhile, please always take precautions when swimming at Vancouver Lake, even when the lake is open. Always avoid areas of scummy water, and shower after swimming. More information >
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