Rte 4 Spring, BC, Canada


Posted: September 18, 2010

Category: British Columbia, Canada, North America, View All

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Please see lab test results in description below. Not recommended for consumption. Use at your own risk.


Large spring on the right hand side of the road on the way our of Port Alberni towards Tofino/Ucluelet. Black pipe sticks out of the rocks but flows all around.

Recent lab test results from a user:

“Total Coliforms (DES) was 38.4 MPN/100mL and recommended to be <1 MPN/100mL
E. coli (DES) was <1.0 MPN/100mL and recommended to be <1MPN/100mL

The spring runs cold and continuous. The spring is along side the road in a forested area, ‘in the middle of no where’.

The Total Dissolved Solids were 110 mg/L

The pH was 7.9

There were no other notable contaminants.”

Nearest Address

25 Kilometers outside of Port Alberni on the way to Tofino/Ucluelet

Directions from Nearest Address


Vital Information

  • Fee: None
  • Access: Public
  • Flow: Continuous
  • TDS: N/A
  • Temp: N/A
  • pH: N/A

Hours Spring is Open:



Map Link: Rte 4 Spring Map

Submitted by: Jesse Taylor

  1. Paco says:

    does anyone know if this sping is drinkable now?

  2. JimmyJimJim says:

    Not sure but I sure see a lot of people filling up 5g bottles there. I checked the TDS and it was at 86ppm

  3. Lyn says:

    I’ve bee drinking it for a year & 1/2. I think Im ok

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