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THE NORTH SALT SPRING WATERWORKS DISTRICT

We are located on Salt Spring Island – the largest of the Southern Gulf Islands, just off the Saanich Peninsula on the southern tip of Vancouver Island.

The district started in 1913 as the Ganges Power and Water utility and was incorporated as an improvement district in 1948. The District provides potable water to a large portion of Salt Spring Island, including over 5,500 year round residents….

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LATEST NEWS

Salt Spring in Level 3 Drought

The Province has raised the drought level for Salt Spring Island to Level 3. A press release was issued urging coastal British Columbian’s to conserve water. During a Level 3 drought, the provincial drought response plan calls for a voluntary 30%  reduction in water consumption. Both the lack of rain and extremely hot weather reduce [...]

July 30th, 2018|Latest News|

Level 3 – July 18, 2018

North Salt Spring Water District (NSSWD) is moving to Level 3 Watering Restrictions effective July 18, 2018. Click here to find out how you can user your water during Level 3 watering restrictions. Many factors are considered in the decision to move to Level 3 watering restrictions including current lake levels, the rate of lake [...]

July 17th, 2018|Current Drought Level, Latest News|