March 22, 2023
Crews made good progress on the annual watermain flushing today! They worked north from Valleyview, along Cowichan Bay Road , finishing along the upper bench at Beuna Vista Place.
Crews will start on Rondeault and Simon at 830 tomorrow morning [March 23].
Crews are expected to finish by March 30 as the final flush location will be at the most northerly end of the system at the Kidd Well site.
See the FAQ under the Documents tab for further information if you notice lower pressure or some sediment in your water.
And be sure to mention to your neighbours if they have not already signed up for Alerts! for further updates.
March 20, 2023
The Annual Water Main Flushing Program is set to begin Tuesday, March 21 and should be completed by March 24th, but may be extended to March 30.
You may notice a drop in pressure or discolouration of the water during this maintenance period. This should not last long. If you notice sediment, flush a cold tap for up to 15 minutes.
A more detailed handout is available on the Documents and Reports page: FAQ - Water Main Flushing.
January 25, 2023
The Master Plan is now complete and available for review. The Plan provides guidance to the Trustees in their efforts to plan for required infrastructure upgrades. The 2022 Trustee Action Plan, flowing from the draft of this document, is also available Please see the Documents and Reports tab on the main webpage to access both of these documents.
The Source Water Protection Plan is now complete. The document provides an assessment of our community wells and the aquifer and proposes groundwater protection areas, potential threats to drinking water and a framework of recommended strategies and actions. Implementation of the actions has been initiated. A compressed version of the Plan is available under the Documents and Reports Tab.
Both documents are available for review at the front counter at the Office [1760 Pavenham Rd] or can be printed [for a fee] or emailed upon request.
An Open House will be scheduled for an opportunity for residents to discuss these two key planning documents. Stand by for more information.
October 28, 2021
Cowichan Bay Waterworks District general email contact information is:
Should you have any questions or require additional information,
please call the office at 250-748-1687.
August 11, 2020
In the event of a water related emergency,
please call the water operator
at 250 710 8207.
Cowichan Bay Waterworks District