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Boil Water Notice Lifted, 9 am July 28

Cowichan Bay Waterworks is pleased to advise that Island Health has authorized that the boil water notice be lifted.  thank you for your patience.  After a boil water notice ends there are several steps that you can choose to take:

  • flush all water-using fixtures for one minute
  • run cold water faucets and drinking water fountains for one minute before using the water
  • drain and flush all ice making machines
  • run water softeners through a regeneration cycle
  • drain and refill hot water tanks that are set below 45C
  • change any pre-treatment filters [under sink style and refrigerator filters, carbon block, activated carbon, sediment filters etc]