On How We Are Governed

Local Government Act

Improvement District Manual

Improvement District Trustees Handbook

British Columbia’s Drinking Water Protection Act

Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality

Municipal or Public Bodies Performing a Function of Government in Canada – List confirms that the District is authorized to provide tax receipts for donations.

Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development’s Policy on Improvement Districts

Water Associations



Coastal Water Suppliers Association

Water Purveyors

Capital Regional District

Capital Regional District Natural Areas Atlas

Cowichan Valley Regional District

City of Duncan

City of Nanaimo


Other Links of Interest

Water – The Province of BC

Living Water Smart BC

Association of Science Technologists and Technicians of BC

British Columbia Province

Islands Trust – Salt Spring Island

Island Health (VIHA) – swimming and drinking water advisories (for those drinking un-treated water directly from a lake or water source)

Rethinking Our Water Ways – Fraser Basin Council: A Guide to Water and Watershed Planning for BC Communities; includes Who Does What in Water

Salt Spring Island Watershed Protection Authority (SSIWPA)

Water Preservation Society


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