ABOUT US

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

The Waterworks System Map represents the culmination of 40 years work by volunteer trustees, SSID staff and contractors.

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WATER QUALITY

The SSID aquifer contains clean untreated drinking water. We test the water from 8 locations in Savary Shores for the Monthly Water Reports on e-coli and total coliforms (both usually zero), and do Nitrates Tests from both wells quarterly. Twice each year, a Full-Spectrum analysis shows the levels of multiple components of our water. We also provide an Annual Report on the waterworks to the Drinking Water Officer.

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

January 02, 2021

Excess Water Use Tolls for 2020 were issued January 2, 2021. Trustees set the 2020 rate at $1/cubic metre in excess of the 100 cubic metre allotment. If you did not receive an invoice, it means that you did not exceed the allotment. Excess Tolls for 2020 are due by February 28, 2021. 

Assessment Notices in February.  Assessment Notices let property owners know in advance which SSID taxes and levies are applicable to their SSID properties for the current calendar year. The Assessment does not reflect an amount payable; it is a tax classification only. The purpose is to provide property owners an opportunity to appeal their tax classifications before the February 24th deadline. A Court of...

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