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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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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June 05, 2023

Short Water Shutdowns Fri Jun 9 - Fri Jun 16
Savary Shores residents are still experiencing lower than normal water pressure after recent maintenance and repair work. For some residents, the drop is notable. SSID's Operator has flushed the system to expel air and debris that could be responsible. The flushing helped, but should be repeated, possibly over several days. During flushing, residents may experience brief periods of extremely low water pressure or have no water at all.

From Friday June 9 through Friday June 16, there will be daily 2-hour water shutdowns from 10 AM to 12 noon during system flushing. This maintenance schedule is meant to get ahead of the summer increase of water...

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