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.

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Our volunteers participate in shoreline cleanups and get trained as citizen scientists so they can help keep the public informed about local water quality. Sign up today!

Find Your Beach

Swim Guide is a free website and mobile app that helps you easily find your closest beaches, know which ones are clean for swimming, and report pollution concerns.

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.

Vancouver Water Monitoring

We monitor the water quality in False Creek year-round, ensuring that Vancouverites have recreational water quality information no matter the season.

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Can saltwater freeze?

Jan 14, 2020

By Julia Pepler

Growing up in Ontario, I’ve always thought freshwater lakes freeze and oceans don’t. But in this recent cold snap in Vancouver, I’ve noticed a thin layer of ice in False Creek...a salty inlet. So what’s the deal?

Watermark: The Crystalline Waters of Skeleton Lake

Jan 8, 2020

Watermark by Katie Moore

For as long as I can remember I have had a deep connection to water. It’s hard to pinpoint the exact moment that sparked my love for the water because it has been deeply ingrained in my life since I was young. But thinking back to my childhood, I suppose my love for the water all began from visiting our family friends’ cottage every summer on Skeleton Lake in the Muskoka region of Ontario.

3 Resolutions You Can Make to Protect Our Waters

Jan 3, 2020

By Julia Pepler

A new year and new decade bring reflection, new beginnings, and for many, resolutions. Beyond making resolutions for our health and our communities, we’ve come up with three simple changes you can make to help protect our waters.

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