Saltair Water System Flushing Notice UPDATE for 19 Mar 2018 Posted by: 16 Mar 2018 Saltair Water Advisory Committee The CVRD will be carrying out flushing of the Saltair water system Monday, March 19, 2018. Residents may experience some air in the lines and discolouration of the water supply during these operations. Should this occur,… Continue reading Saltair Water System Flushing & Meter Reading
The CVRD’s proposed new water and watershed protection service and tax looks like nothing more than a cash grab. Some of the services the CVRD now wants us to pay for with an initial $15 per $100,000 tax appear to have been or are being provided already. If they aren’t, we should expect them to… Continue reading Don’t Reward Bad Behaviour
Currently, the CVRD is allegedly seeking public input regarding its Proposed Water and Watershed Protection Service ("PWWPS"). I use the term “allegedly” because it appears the CVRD does not really want to know what most of us think. To date, the CVRD’s effort to acquire public input regarding its PWWPS has been a review of… Continue reading Public Input, Really?
The CVRD has announced a series of Water Open Houses, starting Feb 6 at Lake Cowichan; Feb. 8 at Island Savings Centre (Duncan); Feb. 13 at Kerry Park; and Feb. 15th at Frank Jameson Community Centre. All meetings run from 3-5 pm and 6-8pm. Placespeak input will be received from Feb. 5. The CVRD is looking… Continue reading February 15, 2018 CVRD Water Open House
Chemoy & Dogwood: The water main upgrades on Chemoy & Dogwood that were to be done is 2017 are now being done in the next few weeks. The contract was awarded to David Stalker Excavating for $199,455.90 (with GST). This work includes renewing all services and re-routing the water main located behind homes where breaks… Continue reading SWAC Community Update
Our wishes to you and yours for a Healthy and Happy New Year! Saltair Water System Budget 2018: $258,000 of Area G’s 2015-2019 Gas Tax Grant funds have finally been moved into the 2018 water system budget. These funds were available as of January 1, 2015. We have been waiting three years for them to… Continue reading Saltair Water Advisory Committee Community Update (SWAC)
A letter from the CVRD about our water system is enclosed with its October 2017, Semi-annual Water Invoice (CVRD 171011). The letter explains Saltair must install a filtration system for its Stocking Lake, surface-water source or find another water source. Three options are described: (1) Upgrade the Saltair water treatment plant to include a filtration… Continue reading Our Next Water Issue