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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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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November 25, 2022

Excess Tolls for 2022. On January 2, 2023, Excess Toll invoices will be sent to residents whose water usage in 2022 exceeded the 100-cubic metre allotment for the year. The rate owing per cubic metre overage for 2022 will be determined at the 2022 year-end.

Reminder of "Limited Protection" for insurance. The 2017 Fire Underwriter's Survey is still the most recent, and establishes Savary Shores Improvement District as "limited protection" rather than "unprotected." The Dwelling Protection Grade is 4, and the Public Fire Protection Classification is 8 (Class-1 is the highest and -10 is the lowest). The rest of Savary Island outside of SSID is at Class-9 as it is "not within 150 m of hose...

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