Welcome to Integrated Water Services
CRD Integrated Water Services is the bulk (wholesale) water supplier to the 340,000 consumers in the Greater Victoria Drinking Water System and the retail water supplier in the Westshore Communities and Sooke:
- Greater Victoria Drinking Water System (PDF )
- Retail water supplier for the Westshore Communities and Sooke (PDF )
CRD Integrated Water Services also provides system wide water conservation, water quality and cross connection control services.
Drinking Water News
Public Tours of Water Supply Facilities
May 6-11, 2013
The Capital Regional District (CRD) Integrated Water Services department is offering
free public tours of the Greater Victoria water supply facilities including the Sooke
Dam and the ultraviolet treatment plant. Learn how our high quality drinking
water is delivered from the source to your tap. Read more
Links Between Water Pricing, Conservation, Quantity & Quality
The relationship between water pricing, declining water demand, water conservation, water quantity and water quality in the Greater Victoria Drinking Water System is poorly understood. A new report describes how these components interact. Read more
New Drinking Water Quality in Greater Victoria Published
The Water Quality Division posts a number documents about the quality of drinking water in the Greater Victoria Drinking Water System. These documents include:
- 2012 Annual Overview of Greater Victoria's Drinking Water Quality (PDF ) new
- Drinking Water Quality Brochure (PDF )
Water Main Flushing Program
The winter portion of the Water Main Flushing Program in the West Shore Communities began in early January and will continue to the end of April 2013. Read more
2012 Strategic Plan for the Greater Victoria Water Supply System
The Regional Water Supply Commission adopted the 2012 Strategic Plan for the Greater Victoria Water Supply System at its meeting held May 2, 2012.
- 2012 Strategic Plan Report (PDF )
BC Water & Waste Association Video
Watch a video on the people behind our drinking water, including CRD employees Mike Weaver and Adam Hliva.
2013 West Shore Communities Retail Water Rate
Effective Jan 1, 2013, the Retail Water Rate for customers living in the West Shore Communities of Colwood, Langford, Metchosin, View Royal, Sooke, East Sooke and the Highlands is $1.7032 per cubic metre, an increase of $0.1110 per cubic metre. The increase will result in the average user paying an additional $4.33 per bi-monthly billing period.
Sooke Lake Reservoir
To view the current reservoir level, click here.