Assessment Underway Following Oil Leak into Cowichan River
Photograph of oil slick on Cowichan River from Cowichan Watershed Board Facebook Page
The extent of contamination from an oil tank leak into the Cowichan River in the Town of Lake Cowichan is being investigated.
A small oil slick was spotted on the Cowichan River Tuesday and the town began looking for the source.
An assessment is underway to determine the impact on the river.