Toll and Tax Rates

  • Parcel Tax Notices are sent out annually in May and are based on the categories in the Cowichan Bay Waterworks District Assessment Bylaw [ie residential, commercial etc].

  • Water Toll Invoices are sent out quarterly (in January, April, July, and October) based upon the Base Rate plus consumption by volume for your the property.


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Standard Residential Service Rates

Quarterly Base Rate $65.00 plus consumption as per Tier 1 - 5:
Residential Tier: Volume by cubic meter Cost / cubic meter:
0-100 $0.50
Over 100-125 $1.00
Over 125-150 $2.00
Over 150 - 175 $3.00
Over 175 $5.00

Standard Commercial Service Rates

Quarterly Base Rate $135.00 plus consumption as per Tier 1 - 2:
Commercial Tier: Volume by cubic meter Cost / cubic meter:
0-100 $0.50
Over 100 $1.00

Multiple Residential Property Service Rates

Quarterly Base Rate $65.00 per unit and usage of $0.50 per cubic meter
  • Water meter readings occur quarterly in March, June, September, and December.
  • Water billing follows in April, July, October and January.

Relevant Documents