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Our Mission

Cowichan Bay Waterworks District is committed to providing our community with high quality drinking water that is safe, cost effective and sustainable, including provisions for fire protection, now and in the future.  

Bill Payment Options

Looking for the most convenient way to pay your Invoice?  We offer a variety of payment options to our customers.  Check under the Customer Service tab for details.


Trustee Information

Cowichan Bay Waterworks Improvement District is governed by a Board of five elected Trustees. 

  • Chairperson - Lew Penney
  • Trustee - Judi Baker
  • Trustee - Pete Edgar
  • Trustee - Wendy Gregg
  • Trustee - Calvin Slade
  • District Administrator     Cheryl Wirsz

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Call for Volunteers

October 05, 2022

Call for Volunteers - Boil Water Advisory De-Brief

As part of the Trustee debrief regarding the July 2022 Boil Water Advisory, it was recommended that a Call for Volunteers occur.  CBWD heard loud and clear that people want better notice in the unfortunate event a future emergency occurs.  Cowichan Bay Waterworks District employs three part time staff and one part time water operator contractor.  These folks have very specific roles during an emergency, making it a challenge to immediately deliver notices door to door or install emergency signage if it is required.  CBWD is a community owned facility and community volunteers help reduce the cost and help alert the commuity to very...

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