Savary Shores Improvement District was incorporated in 1980 to provide drinking water to residents of Savary Shores. Residents pay for the water service, and for the operations, infrastructure and administration, in annual tax levies issued by SSID, in accordance with BC Provincial regulations. Read more . . .


The SSID aquifer contains clean untreated drinking water. We conduct Monthly Water Reports from 8 locations in Savary Shores to test for e-coli and total coliforms, and monthly Nitrates Tests from both wells. Twice per year, a Full-Spectrum analysis shows the levels of multiple components of our water.

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August 14, 2018

The Summer Information Meeting was held on Sunday August 5, 2018 at 1:30pm at Pascalito's Hacienda on Savary Island. At the meeting, SSID reported on the state of the waterworks, and discussed the recent bylaw. The previously planned public hearing had been cancelled, as SSID had learned that public hearings are not necessary for the kinds of bylaws that may be enacted by Improvement Districts. Instead, the Drinking Water Protection Bylaw 123 was open for regular discussion with residents and the public.

Chair Dale Gregory presented the 21-month progression of the bylaw, from the November 2016 email by the Drinking Water Officer advising SSID to undertake a Wellhead Protection Plan, a...

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