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

May 22, 2021

May 1 Deadine has passed for Early-pay discount on 2021 Tax Notices. 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. If you have not yet paid, the full amount is now payable in accordance with the chart on the Tax Notice. 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 purity. In April, SSID conducted this year's 1st of 2 semi-annual Full Spectrum water tests that measure over 30 components of the well water. Separate water samples from well-1 and...

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