Water testing at Prior Lake, located at the north end of Thetis Lake Regional Park, continues to test positive for a type of blue-green algae that produces cyanotoxins. Visitors are advised to avoid swimming at Prior Lake and to keep animals on a leash to prevent them from drinking or swimming in the lake until the advisory has been lifted. Read more>>
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.
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.
Information on the wise and efficient use of drinking water through education, water saving technologies, policy measures and research.
Information on the operation and maintenance of Greater Victoria's Drinking Water Supply System.
Information about the facilities and activities that are conducted within the Greater Victoria Water Supply Area.
The 2018 wholesale water rate has been set at $0.6644 per cubic metre, effective January 1, 2018.
The CRD is a local government that delivers 200+ local, regional and sub-regional services for residents of the region, including 13 municipalities and three electoral areas on southern Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. Governed by a 24 member Board of Directors, the CRD is working to serve the public, and build a vibrant, livable and sustainable region.
Main office address:
625 Fisgard Street
Victoria, British Columbia
Canada V8W 1R7
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