Goldstream

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Goldstream
Goldstream is located in British Columbia
Goldstream
Goldstream
Location of Goldstream in British Columbia
Coordinates: 48°27′27″N 123°33′05″W / 48.45750°N 123.55139°W / 48.45750; -123.55139Coordinates: 48°27′27″N 123°33′05″W / 48.45750°N 123.55139°W / 48.45750; -123.55139
Country  Canada
Province  British Columbia
Area code(s) 250, 778
Not to be confused with Coldstream, British Columbia.

Goldstream is a neighbourhood of the city of Langford, on the northwest outskirts of Greater Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

The community is located just west of Langford Lake and the Trans-Canada Highway and adjacent to the river of the same name, which was the scene of a small gold rush in the 1860s.

At the turn of the century, the Lubbe Hydroelectric Plant was operated near Goldstream and created electricity by running high pressure drinking water through a turbine. A powerline then ran 12 miles (19 km) into Victoria and provided electricity to power the streetcars of the day. The plant still exists but is inaccessible to the public.

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