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 over 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. See also older Water Studies.

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

February 02, 2023

Excess Tolls for 2022. On January 2, 2023, Excess Toll invoices were sent to residents whose water usage in 2022 exceeded the 100-cubic metre allotment for the year. The rate owing for 2022 was set at $1.50 per cubic metre overage in accordance with Excess Tolls Bylaw 132. Payments received after February 28, 2023 are subject to an additional 20%.

Assessments for 2023. In February, Assessment Notices will be sent to all property owners in the District. The Notice is not an invoice. It is a designation for each property as either Class A or B. Class A properties are connected to the water system, and Class B are not. These are for SSID assessments only, not BC assessments.

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