Recent News

As the water utility provider for Cowichan Bay, the Waterworks District strives to keep the community updated on all matters related to water quality, water safety and water service. If you do not find the information you need, please contact the office.

New Job Posting:

Finance Officer needed

If you would like to join our team, please consider applying for this Opportunity!

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Annual General Meeting

You are invited to attend this year's AGM, at Bench School, 1501 Cowichan Bay Rd, on Monday May 27, 2024 at 7:30 p.m. 

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2024 Water Toll Bylaw and 2024 Parcel Tax Bylaw available

The 2024 Water Toll Bylaw has been adopted and information is available in the Customer Service Tab under Toll and Tax Rates.

The 2024 Parcel Tax Bylaw has received first reading and information...

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Wessex Rd Watermain Replacement Capital Project - Dec/Jan

The Wessex Rd watermain replacement project is set to begin.  

December phase:

1. preliminary work will start the week of Dec 4 and include hydrvac locates

2. the water main will be replaced...

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Fall 2023 Newsletter

The Fall 2023 Newsletter is available under the Trustee Information tab [Newsletter subheading].

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2023 Board of Trustees

The Annual General Meeting was held on May 3, 2023 and the Board has a new Trustee, as longserving Trustee Lew Penney has retired.  Cowichan Bay Waterworks welcomes Julia Balabanowicz to the Board...

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Notice of Boundary Amendment

As per s.780 of the Local Government Act, 2180 Cowichan Bay Road and a portion of 1821 Wilmot Road have been included within the boundary of the Cowichan Bay Waterworks District.  Ministerial...

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Assessment Roll Review

The annual assessment roll review is underway and you may see the District Administrator [who is the delegated Assessor and Collector] out and about the District reviewing categories.  Stand by...

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Master Plan - 2021 and 2023 Source Water Protection Plan

The  2021 Master Plan is now complete and available under the Documents and Reports tab.

The 2023 Source Water Protection Plan is now complete and available under the Documents and Reports...

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January 2023 Newsletter

The January 2023 Newsletter is available under the Trustee Info tab in the Recent News section.  

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Call for Volunteers

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...

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Spring Newsletter

The Spring 2022 Newsletter is available under News and Notices - Newsletters.

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January 2022 Newsletter

The January 2022 Newsletter is available under News & Notices - Newsletters.

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