Beaver Creek is a small gradient stream that is located in the West Kootenay region of southeastern British Columbia. It has high fisheries values, supporting several species of sportfish. Several water licenses are issued for Beaver Creek, for irrigation, livestock watering,fire fighting and domestic water supply purposes. The important fishery also supports a good deal of recreational use. As it flows from its headwaters, through the Village of Fruitvale to its confluence with the Columbia River, the creek is impacted by several point and non-pointsources of pollution, including recreational, municipal, agricultural and industrial activities. These pollution sources influence not only the water quality and ecological health of the creek, but also its ability to meet the requirements of its varied users. In the fall of 1999, the Ministry of Water, Land and Air Protection (formerly the Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks) undertook a study to assess the water quality and ecological structure and functi
Westcott, Fay, Masse, Sylvie; Beatty, Julia. 2004. Beaver Creek Environmental Impact Assessment. BC Ministry of Water Land and Air Protection
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