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The documents and videos below are intended as reference materials for those that are participating the in wide-scale sampling efforts across the East Coast of Vancouver Island.

Data Collection App

The use of the data collection app was initiated in the fall of 2023. Below is a video outlining how to download the app and associated forms for the app, along with an overview of some Frequently Asked Questions:

Standard Operating Procedures

The most up-to-date version of the standard operating procedures for sampling rain events can be downloaded below:

How To Sample Instructional Videos

Sampling Before A Rain Event

Sampling During A Rain Event

Sampling After A Rain Event

Volunteer Waiver

The BC Conservation Foundation is requesting that everyone participating in the monitoring program sign a BC Conservation Foundation volunteer waiver. It can be downloaded below and submitted via email to or it can be submitted along with sample bottles at the next rain event.