ABOUT US

Savary Shores Improvement District was incorporated in 1980 to provide drinking water to residents of Savary Shores. Residents pay for the water service, its operations, infrastructure and administration, in annual tax levies issued by SSID, in accordance with BC Provincial regulations.

Savary Shores includes 216 lots, of which 167 are currently serviced with water connections. Water is pumped from 2 wells drawing on Savary Island's main aquifer about 110 feet below ground.

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WATER QUALITY

The SSID aquifer contains clean untreated drinking water. We conduct Monthly Water Reports from 8 locations in Savary Shores to test for e-coli and total coliforms, and quarterly as of 2020 (previously monthly) Nitrates Tests from both wells. Twice each year, a Full-Spectrum analysis shows the levels of multiple components of our water. We also provide an Annual Report on the waterworks to the Drinking Water Officer.

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

February 19, 2020

Assessment Notices 2020 were emailed February 9, and mailed to non-email recipients on February 11. The Assessment is not an invoice or tax notice, so does not reflect an amount payable. The amount payable will be indicated on the tax notice issued at the end of March.

In accordance with BC regulations, SSID issues Assessment Notices to let property owners know in advance which SSID taxes and levies are applicable to their SSID property in 2020, and to provide an opportunity for property owners to appeal the assessment by February 24, so that a Court of Revision may review the appeal on February 25.

There are 3 assessments in 2020: the District Tax, the Connection Tax, and the Asset...

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