• CRD Board Approves 2017 Wholesale Water Supply Rate

    Dec 14, 2016
    The CRD Board has approved the 2017 wholesale water supply rate, which will remain the same as the 2016 rate at $0.6375 per cubic metre as recommended by the Regional Water Supply Commission.
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  • CRD Releases 2015 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report for Greater Victoria Drinking Water System

    Jun 17, 2016
    Information Bulletin: The Capital Regional District (CRD) released its 2015 Annual Report on Greater Victoria Drinking Water Quality this week, providing an overview of water quality testing conducted in 2015 across the Regional Water Supply System serving Greater Victoria.
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  • Low Pressure Event – Sooke Water System

    May 09, 2016
    Public Service Announcement: During planned work, an event caused the Sooke water system to lose pressure for approximately 7 minutes of May 9, 2016.
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  • Get to Know Your H2O by Taking a Free Public Tour of the Greater Victoria Water Supply Area

    Apr 21, 2016
    Information Bulletin: The Capital Regional District (CRD) will be hosting the Get to Know Your H2O Water Tours from May to July 2016.
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  • Contract Awarded to Tritech Group for Japan Gulch Drinking Water Disinfection Facility Upgrade Project

    Mar 16, 2016
    Information Bulletin: The Regional Water Supply Commission has approved awarding a Design-Build Contract (RFP-2015-975) for the Japan Gulch Drinking Water Disinfection Facility Upgrade to Tritech Group Ltd.
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  • CRD and T’sou-ke First Nation Form Partnership for Leech Water Supply Access

    Mar 10, 2016
    Media Release: The Capital Regional District (CRD) Board has unanimously supported an agreement with the T’Sou-ke First Nation to access the Leech Water Supply Area for traditional use activities.
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  • Celebrate Fix a Leak Week to Reduce Water Waste

    Mar 07, 2016
    Information Bulletin: This year the Capital Regional District (CRD) joins over fifty other communities across North America to promote Fix a Leak Week, March 14-20.
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  • Applications/Nominations for Water Advisory Committee Membership

    Dec 01, 2015
    Information Bulletin: The Capital Regional District (CRD) invites applications/nominations from residents interested in sitting on the Water Advisory Committee to provide advice on water supply, water quality, the stewardship of the lands held by the CRD for water supply purposes and water conservation measures. There are vacancies for members representing environmental groups, commercial/industrial organizations, agricultural groups, and resident/ratepayers associations.
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  • Regional Water Supply Commission Recommends Limiting Access to Leech Water Supply Area

    Oct 22, 2015
    Media Release: The CRD Regional Water Supply Commission has recommended to the CRD Board that an amendment be made to the Greater Victoria Water Supply Area Bylaw 2804 to include the Leech Water Supply Area. The bylaw currently provides the CRD the authority to manage and control access to, and use of the Sooke and Goldstream watershed lands.
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  • 2016 Water Rate Increase Proposed

    Oct 21, 2015
    Media Release: The Regional Water Supply Commission will recommend to the CRD Board as part of the 2016 budget process that the 2016 wholesale water rate be set at $0.6375 per cubic metre, effective January 1, 2016, a 1.93% increase over the 2015 wholesale rate.
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  • Residents Invited to the Regional Water Supply H2Open House on Saturday, June 20

    Jun 10, 2015
    Media Release: Have you ever wondered where your drinking water comes from? Get to know your H2O at the H2Open House, a fun and educational experience for family members of all ages. Residents will get a ‘behind-the-scenes’ peek at the history of the Regional Water Supply System that provides drinking water to Greater Victoria.
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  • Greater Victoria’s Drinking Water System Marks Centennial Year

    Jun 03, 2015
    Media Release: This year marks the Centennial Anniversary of Sooke Lake Reservoir, the source of Greater Victoria’s drinking water supply and the origins of the Regional Water Supply System, which continues to provide a reliable supply of clean and safe drinking water to the residents of our region.
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  • Celebrate BC Drinking Water Week by Learning Where Your Drinking Water Comes From

    Apr 17, 2015
    Media Release: The Capital Regional District (CRD) will be hosting their annual public tours of the Greater Victoria Water Supply Area and water supply facilities from Monday, May 4 to Saturday, May 9.
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  • CRD Announces Shortlist for Design-Build of Japan Gulch Disinfection Facility Upgrade

    Mar 27, 2015
    Media Release: Three qualified teams (Contractor/Consultant) have been shortlisted to participate in the Request for Proposals (RFP) phase of the competitive selection process to complete the Design and Build Phases of the Japan Gulch Disinfection Facility Upgrade.
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  • Request for Qualifications Released for the Japan Gulch Disinfection Facility Upgrade Project

    Jan 19, 2015
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  • Regional Source Control Program Meeting Targets

    Jun 12, 2014
    The nationally recognized Capital Regional District (CRD) Regional Source Control Program (RSCP) is meeting its targets, as indicated in the RSCP five year plan.
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  • Tap into Trails and Enter to Win!

    May 05, 2014
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  • Celebrate BC Drinking Water Week by Learning Where Your Drinking Water Comes From

    Apr 22, 2014
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  • Sooke Lake Reservoir Reaches Full Storage Capacity

    Mar 06, 2014
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  • Capital Regional District Appoints Ted Robbins as General Manager of Integrated Water Services

    Mar 14, 2013
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