Annual Drinking Water Information
Size and number of connections
The system services approximately 9 active connections and 8 parcels in the service area.
The system is located on Star Place off of Trepanier Road approximately 3 km north of Peachland, BC, within Central Okanagan West Electoral Area.
The Dietrich Water System is sourced from Trepanier Creek.
The Dietrich Water System was constructed in the late 1980’s, has one reservoir and pressure zone. See Service Area Map for more information. The water system utilizes a Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system, which allows for remote system monitoring.
The method of treatment is filtration and chlorine disinfection. The water system does not currently meet all Canadian Standard Drinking Water Guidelines.
Water Quality Advisories are occasionally issued during high turbidity events, sometimes caused by spring freshet or other disturbances in the source water.
The water system includes the following reservoir:
- Star Place Reservoir – 19 m3 concrete reservoir cell.
The system includes approximately 600 metres of watermain.
Plans for Future Upgrades
No major upgrades are planned at this time.
The water system is owned and operated by the RDCO.