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

Savary Shores includes 216 lots, of which 167 are currently serviced with water connections. Water is pumped from 2 wells drawing on Savary Island's main aquifer about 110 feet below ground.

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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 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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January 02, 2020

Excess Water Use Tolls invoices were issued January 2, 2020. Trustees set the 2019 rate at $1.00 per metre over the 100 cubic metre allottment. If you did not receive an invoice, it means you did not exceed the allotment. 

Assessment Notices 2020 will be emailed February 9, and mailed to non-email recipients on February 11. The Assessment is not an invoice or tax notice, so will not reflect an amount payable. The amount payable will be indicated on the tax notice to be issued at the end of March.

In accordance with BC regulations, SSID issues Assessment Notices to let property owners know in advance which SSID taxes and levies are applicable to their SSID property in 2019, and to...

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