Cross Connection Control

The CRD Cross Connection Control Program is designed to safeguard Greater Victoria's Drinking Water System from contaminated water flowing backwards into the public water system.

Drinking Water Quality

Information about the quality drinking water in the Greater Victoria Drinking Water System and in CRD-operated small water systems within the Capital Regional District.

Water Conservation

Information on the wise and efficient use of drinking water through education, water saving technologies, policy measures and research.

Water System Maintenance

Information on the operation and maintenance of Greater Victoria's Drinking Water Supply System.

Watershed Protection & Stewardship

Information about the facilities and activities that are conducted within the Greater Victoria Water Supply Area.

Alerts & Notices

  • Taste and Odour in Greater Victoria’s Drinking Water – Water Remains Safe to Drink

    As a precaution, the CRD has increased disinfectant dosage in treated water until the total coliform levels in the raw water return to normal. As a result, there may be a slight chlorine taste and odour in the drinking water. The water remains safe to drink. Read more >>


2017 Regional Water Supply Wholesale Rate

The CRD Board has approved keeping the 2017 wholesale water rate at $0.6375 per cubic metre, effective January 1, 2017.