Upper Fintry-Shalal Road-Valley of the Sun

Annual Drinking Water Information

Small Systems Annual report

Size and number of connections

The system services approximately 95 active connections and 325 parcels in the service area.


The system is located on the west side of Okanagan Lake in the area surrounding Fintry, BC and is within Central Okanagan West Electoral Area.


The Upper Fintry/Shalal Road/Valley of the Sun Water System is sourced from two wells.

System Description

The Upper Fintry/Shalal Road/Valley of the Sun Water System was constructed in 2012, has multiple pressure zones, two reservoirs, and three pump stations. 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 chlorine disinfection. The water system currently meets all Canadian Standard Drinking Water Guidelines and Water Quality Advisories are rarely issued.


The water system includes the following reservoirs:

  • Booster Station Reservoir – 245 m3 concrete reservoir; and
  • Firwood Reservoir – 1,440 m3 dual cell concrete reservoir.

Distribution system

The system includes approximately 11,600 metres of watermain.

Plans for Future Upgrades

No major upgrades are required or planned at this time.


The water system is owned and operated by the RDCO.

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