Health and Safety – Water quality in all of False Creek

Health and Safety – Water quality

Metro Vancouver area beaches are monitored throughout the swimming season to determine compliance with the Canadian Recreational Water Quality Guidelines, 2012. These guidelines recommend a level of ≤ 200 E.coli bacteria per 100 mL of water for primary contact recreational activities.  For full details on how to read or understand these reports is Vancouver Coastal – Metro Vancouver Beach Quality report. (

Updated report for July 19, 2018
False Creek East:  1084
False Creek Central: 151
False Creek West:  31

 Those paddlers with immune system issues, please be aware of these numbers.