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As part of our commitment to a clean environment and Project Awares September 'Dive Against Debris' month, we took a team of our Divemasters in training, Divemasters and Instructors to a local beach area on Utila on Monday 29th September for a clean up.
"Sasamat Lake has to be the dirties lake in BC" says Les Newman, owner of Langley Diving and PADI Course Director. "We have been coming here every fall for years and this year we set out to have more people, bringing out more garbage, raising more money for Project AWARE than ever before."
Last year’s clean up in Zurrieq cleared up the seabed from a large amount of litter, fishing nets and tyres. This year we are happy to note that the amount of everyday litter (cans, glass bottles, plastics, chains etc.) has really reduced. Finally, the common person is respecting the sea. However we are very disappointed with the fact that the main item that was hauled out of the sea was once again rubber Tyres.