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Shedding artificial turf fibres washing into nearby creek

Environmental concern forces closure of three-year-old field

November 20, 2019  By Victoria Times Colonist

Artificial turf fibres from a Victoria high school sports field have been washing into the nearby Bowker Creek, creating an environmental concern. The three-year-old field will be replaced under warranty and has since been shut down from further use, posing a scheduling issue for local minor soccer teams.


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