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'It'll be a tougher summer': Vancouver Island reservoirs low after dry winter

'It'll be a tougher summer': Vancouver Island reservoirs low after dry winter

B.C. Hydro is preparing for lower water levels in some Vancouver Island reservoirs and watersheds in the coming months, after a particularly dry winter.
Both the Puntledge and Campbell rivers are running low and that impacts everything from salmon runs to boating tourists, as well as electric utility operations.

Online magazine calls Parlee Beach one of the most polluted in the world

Online magazine calls Parlee Beach one of the most polluted in the world

A recent article listing the popular destination as one of the dirtiest beaches in the world could keep people away from the beach if the weather improves.  Word of its water quality issues is spreading.
“The Insider” is an online publication that compiles travel tips and information from different groups who travel the world. It has lumped the New Brunswick attraction with others from Senegal to India and Hawaii as among the most polluted on the planet.