Stage 2 water restrictions are now in effect for all North Cowichan water systems
Somenos Lake Algae Bloom
July 30, 2015The Municipality of North Cowichan is advising the public of a blue-green algae bloom at Somenos Lake near the Drinkwater Road fishing dock. Lake visitors are advised to avoid areas near the visible blue-green sheen, which appears as surface scum on the lake. Pet owners are advised to keep animals on a leash and to prevent them from drinking or swimming in the lake.