Colquitz River Watershed

  • Help to reduce runoff into local streams, by capturing and reusing rainwater (e.g. with rain barrels) and by reducing impervious surfaces in your community and on your property.
  • Provide wildlife food and habitat in your yard with native plants, and reduce the use of pesticides and fertilizers that can be washed into local streams (see natural gardening tips).
  • If you own property along the Colquitz, learn about ways to limit the impacts of development that also preserve the value of your property.
  • Volunteer with groups working to enhance and restore natural areas, such as:

Colquitz River Environment



Emergency Contacts

Emergency Management of BC 1.800.663.3456
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