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2018 March Newsletter

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MISSION STATEMENT

Mission: The Qualicum Bay Horne Lake Waterworks District exists to provide clean and affordable drinking water to the ratepayers while being responsible stewards of the environment. 

Vision: We strive to be regarded as a "Top Tier" independent and local waterworks district, -one that is recognized for sustainable, reliable delivery of local water services, environmental stewardship, safe operating practices, and a balanced ratepayer centered approach.     

Values: We value a safe and effective workplace underpinned by mutual respect and dignity. We value the attributes of a small but strong independent organization that actively listens to its ratepayers and takes timely action. We value positive behaviours that yield collaborative learning, purposeful decisions and mission focused outcomes that enhance our long term organizational legacy and advocate for our ratepayers. 

 

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Welcome to the Qualicum Bay Horne Lake Waterworks District

The Qualicum Bay Horne Lake Water District provides potable water to the residents and businesses of Qualicum Bay, located on Vancouver Island, BC. The District was formed by the Letters Patent in 1968.

There are currently 506 active water connections and 478 land parcels in the District.  These connections are serviced by 3 wells and 2 glass infused steel reservoirs which hold approximately 110,000 imperial gallons/500,000 liters each. The three wells are considered medium deep wells  between 60 - 80 feet deep, and produce approximately 450 gallons of water per minute. The wells are located on the Quadra Sands Aquifer which is of high quality, and is suitable for human consumption without treatment. 

The water distribution system was constructed in phases over a period of more than 4 decades, with the original lines first built in the late 1960's. The current system consists of approximately 17, 550 metres (17.5 km) of distribution water lines.

Upcoming Events

Next Regular Board Meeting:

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 @1:00pm
Water District Boardroom
234 Lions Way, Qualicum Bay, BC

Next Meter Reading:   Week of September 24, 2018

Current Water is DueOctober 31, 2018

Current Parcel Tax Bill was Due July 3, 2018

Next Water Main Flushing: October 9-12, 2018

System Maintenance:

Next Annual General MeetingApril , 2019 - 7:00pm at the Lighthouse Community Centre

Qualicum Bay Horne Lake Waterworks District

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