This system provides local sewage collection and treatment for over 100 lots in the Maliview estates rural development on Salt Spring Island. The service's treatment plant produces treated liquid effluent and sludge. The liquid effluent is dispersed into the ocean by an outfall; the sludge is sent to the Salt Spring Island liquid waste disposal facility for further processing.

Authority

The CRD Board was requested by petition in 1979 to establish a service for a sewage collection and disposal system. The service is authorized and administered under Bylaw 1938.

Administration

The Highland Water and Sewer Local Services Commission provides community input for the delivery of sewage collection and wastewater treatment. This service is managed and operated by the CRD Integrated Water Services Department.

Boundary

The boundary for this service is outlined on the following Service Area Maps:

Funding

The budget for this service is formalized through an annual CRD Financial Plan and is funded by tax requisition, and by user fees and connection charges.