Drinking Water Advisory Continues for Salt Spring Island’s Highland Drinking Water System

Jan 28, 2011

Victoria, BC - A drinking water filling station continues to be available for Highland Water Service customers.

WHERE:145 Vesuvius Bay Road (Portlock Park across from tennis courts)

WHEN:             

Friday Jan 28 - 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday Jan 29 - 12 noon – 6 pm
Sunday Jan 30 - No service
Monday Jan 31 - 12 noon – 6 pm
Tuesday Feb 1 - 12 noon – 6 pm

(additional times to follow if necessary)

4-litre plastic water jugs are available on-site (max two 4L per household).Please re-use the jugs for drinking water until the water system is returned to service. It would be helpful if you could bring your own containers to fill.

CRD staff continue to work diligently to return the Highland Drinking Water System to normal operation.

Note: The small water bottles that were delivered to you January 26 can be recycled at the Salt Spring Island Recycling Depot at 349 Rainbow Road.

Additional Information

Map of the Highland Water Service Area

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For additional information, please contact:

Ted Robbins, CRD Water Management           250-360-3061         Cell 250-217-9084
Stewart Irwin, CRD Water Quality                   250-474-9603         Cell 250-727-5995