BC Clean Ocean Initiative
Summary Facts Sheet

These are one page summaries with information drawn from the five full fact sheets as seen below.

The BCCOI emphasizes scientifically established facts as the essential foundation for policy input. In this regard, a great deal of data and information has been collected to support the evaluation of the fate and effects of contaminants that are released into the marine environment in conjunction with untreated sewage discharges.

In an effort to provide the best available science about the documented and potential impacts of sewage discharges, the following information is provided, with references to the scientific literature.


Toxicity of Victoria’s Marine Sewage Effluent

Sewage Impacts on Victoria’s Marine Environment

Facts about Victoria’s Marine Sewage Discharge

Sources of Toxics in Victoria’s Effluent

Global Marine Sewage Facts