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. (http://www.vch.ca/public-health/environmental-health-inspections/pools-beaches/beach-water-quality-reports)
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.