The Town of Gibsons says people should expect to see some activity on the site of the proposed George Hotel.
The plan for a waterfront hotel/conference centre has proven controversial, and the Town says the work going on at the site is part of the environmental and geotechnical studies the Town has ordered.
The work requires specialized drilling rigs.
The testing is to assess any impact on the aquifer.
The Town says the exploratory drilling will be closely monitored.