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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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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February 22, 2021

Tax Notices for 2021 will be sent out at the end of March, and will include the District Tax, the Connection Tax, and the Asset Renewal Levy introduced in 2019. The Connection Tax is issued only to properties connected to the SSID water system, while the District Tax and Asset Renewal Levy are issued to all properties in Savary Shores. For more information on the Asset Renewal Levy, see the Asset Renewal Levy page. 

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...

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