Savary Shores Improvement District was incorporated in 1980 to provide drinking water to residents of Savary Shores. Residents pay for the water service, and for the operations, infrastructure and administration, in annual tax levies issued by SSID, in accordance with BC Provincial regulations. Read more . . .


The SSID aquifer contains clean untreated drinking water. We conduct Monthly Drinking Water Reports sampling from 8 locations to test for E-coli and total coliforms. A Full-Spectrum analysis is performed twice a year from both wells to watch the levels of multiple components of our water.

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SSID Bylaw 123  As directed by the Drinking Water Officer, SSID trustees are in the process of writing a bylaw to protect the purity of aquifer water that is distributed from SSID's 2 wells to 165 properties in the District. It is now anticipated that the bylaw will be completed in spring 2018, and posted to this site at that time. Trustees will present it at the SSID Annual General Meeting in April.

Fire Insurance Upgrade 2017  Savary Island has been upgraded for fire insurance purposes. A review occurred in June 2017 by the Fire Underwriter Survey, and has resulted in a Public Fire Protection Classification upgrade from 10 to 8 for Savary Shores, and a Dwelling Protection Grade...

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