Water Testing


  1. The District conducts full spectrum water testing in accordance with the “Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality Summary Table.”  To view the Government of Canada, Canadian Drinking Water Guidelines website, please click here.  A copy of the most recent full spectrum test is available for review at the Office or under the Water Test Results Tab.
  2. The link to access weekly water test results is https://inspections.myhealthdepartment.com/island-health/program-water-sample .  Search for or Scroll far down the list to find Cowichan Bay Waterworks.
  3. Island Health Authority, requires the District to perform weekly testing for Total Coliform organisms which is bacteria that indicates contamination from human, animal, soil or vegetation source, and testing for E. Coli.