Water Systems

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The Regional District administers six water distribution systems. These vary in size with the smallest system encompassing eight properties and the largest system encompassing over 500 properties. See table below.

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Stage One Water Restrictions 

RDCO water system customers should be aware from September 16th to June 15th unless otherwise noted, Stage One water restrictions are in place.   This means customers are able to water outdoors on alternate days, depending on their odd or even street address number.   More details available on our Outdoor Restrictions page.

  • Properties with Automated irrigation may only operate between 12 midnight and 6:00 am on their allocated watering day
  • Properties with Manual irrigation may only operate between 6:00 am and 11:00 am and 6:00 pm and 12 midnight on their allocated watering day

Funding for Improving Killiney Beach Water System

Joint funding from the governments of Canada and British Columbia through the Small Communities Fund will result in improvements to the aging Killiney Beach Water System.  The Government of Canada and BC Government will each contribute up to $950,333 to this project.  The Regional District is responsible for all remaining costs of the project estimated at a total of $2,851,000.  View Complete News Release

Preliminary Water System Design Funded 

The Regional Board has approved the addition of $50,000 to the first quarter Capital spending program.  The funds which were budgeted in 2014 but not used, will go toward the preliminary design of major improvement projects for the Killiney Beach Water System.  The Regional District intends to apply for senior govenrment funding to assist with the cost of constructing these improvements for the aging system.  View Report.

 

 

The regulations for the management of the water distribution systems and the terms and conditions under which water services may be provided are set out in Bylaw 1370.  User Fees and Asset Renewal Fees vary according to the number of users and the maintenance required for each particular system.  A Consumption based water billing rate is in effect.   View Rate Structure Information.  Effective January 1, 2016 new consumption rates and user fees came into effect for each water system.  Link to Water Rate Estimator tool

The bylaws are provided for convenience only and are not to be considered the legal document. Please consult the official version of the bylaws to ensure accuracy.

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Emergency Water Contacts

  • Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm - 250-469-6241.

  • After Hours/Stat Holiday Emergencies Only - 250-868-5299.

Water Customers should direct Billing Inquiries to the Regional District Finance Department at 250-469-6239 or by email.

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 RDCO Water Systems (Spring 2016)

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Water System (click on name for pdf map)

# of Customer Connections 
(approx.)

Falcon Ridge  (water source - Mission Creek, Well - sodium hypo-chlorite injection disinfection)

55

Killiney Beach (water source - Okanagan Lake - sodium hypo-chlorite injection disinfection)

283

Dietrich/Star Place/Trepanier (water source - Trepanier Creek - sodium hypo-chlorite injection disinfection - treatment by filtration)

8

Westshore (water source - Okanagan Lake - sodium hypo-chlorite injection disinfection)

263

Sunset Ranch (water source - Groundwater well - sodium hypo-chlorite injection disinfection)

249

Upper Fintry, Shalal Road, Valley of the Sun 
(water source - Groundwater well - sodium hypo-chlorite injection disinfection)

90

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Regional District of Central Okanagan | 1450 KLO Road | Kelowna, BC V1W 3Z4
Ph: 250-763-4918 | Fax: 250-763-0606 | Email: info@cord.bc.ca
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm (Closed Holidays)