As an initiative of Swim Drink Fish, Fraser Riverkeeper is dedicated to ensuring the right of all citizens to safely swim, drink, and fish in BC waters.

Volunteer

Our volunteers are trained in water quality knowledge and ways to keep beaches clean. They participate in shoreline cleanups and help to keep the public informed about local water quality advisories. Sign up today!

Find Your Beach

Swim Guide is a website and smartphone app for iPhone® and Android. It helps you easily find your closest beaches, know at a glance which ones are clean for swimming, and share your love of beaches with friends and family.

Donate

Your donations help us to improve our programs and work with authorities to safeguard public access to swimmable, drinkable, and fishable water in B.C. Every dollar counts!

Vancouver Water Monitoring

We monitor the water quality at various beaches in Vancouver every week! Find out how we have expanded our monitoring program.

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The Confluence of These Two Rivers Transforms into an Eagle Haven

Dec 11, 2019

By Julia Pepler

Last Friday, the Fraser Riverkeeper team left our cozy office, pulled on some warm layers, and headed to the confluence of the Fraser and Harrison rivers. We were off on an adventure to reconnect with these powerful waters.

Why We Monitor Vancouver’s Waters During the Coldest Months of the Year

Dec 5, 2019

By Julia Pepler

Months after hot summer days at the beach have come to an end, Vancouver Water Monitoring Coordinator, Katie Moore, and our team of volunteers continue to head out on Thursday mornings to monitor the recreational water quality in Vancouver’s False Creek. But why do we sample year-round, through the coldest months of the year? 

How Restoration Projects Provide Hope for the Fraser River

Nov 28, 2019

By Katie Moore

If you are anything like me you may sometimes feel overwhelmed and somewhat pessimistic about the current trajectory of the world and our environment. Personally, when I read the recent reports by The UN stating that we have 11 years left to prevent irreversible climate change1, and the findings on the accelerating rate of global biodiversity loss2 I feel an increasing sense of “climate anxiety.”

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