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

April 22, 2021

May 1 Deadine for Early-pay discount on Tax Notices for 2021. Tax notices were sent to SSID property owners at the end of March. The taxes include the District Tax, the Connection Tax, and the Asset Renewal Levy introduced in 2019. More details on taxes, and ways to pay, may be found on the webpage Bill Payment. For more information on the Asset Renewal Levy, see the Asset Renewal Levy page. 

Water outage April 1. SSID's Operator received a text at about 11am from an Upper System resident indicating there was no water, so one of SSID's pumps was started manually to get water to residents before noon. The operator proposed that the cause of the water outage may have been that the new...

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