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Drinking Water

"A viable, adequate, long term supply of potable drinking water is vital to island life
--human and flora and fauna-- as well as land values."
Mayne Island Integrated Water Systems Society

Below you will find links to information on drinking water. 

Galiano Groundwater Study - Phase One (Waterline Resources Inc. March 31, 2011)

Galiano Groundwater Study - Phase Two (Waterline Resources Inc. - May 10, 2012)

Salt Spring Island Watershed Protection Authority

Salt Spring Island Local Trust Area water reports and information

Salt Spring Island Water Council technical reports on potable water

Salt Spring Island St. Mary Lake How you can help brochure

Regional District of Nanaimo Information on water quality, Drinking Water and Watershed Protection Program, Water Budget Project, Gabriola and Mudge Island, aquifer potential of the Upper Cretaceous Nanaimo Group

Government of Canada Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality

BC Ministry of Environment Water Quality

    Guidelines and Reports

    Living Water Smart

    Groundwater Resources

BC Ministry of Health BC Government Drinking Water Program

POLIS Water Sustainability Project

    Variety of reports on water

    The State of Water Movement in BC

 The Partnership for Water Sustainability in BC

    Waterbucket Website

    Water Video

Federation of BC Naturalists 2002 On the Living Edge - Your handbook for Waterfront Living (includes sections on drinking water, water quality, septic systems, conservation)

We welcome suggestions for new items.  If you are aware of information that is not included please contact Pamela Hafey  Communications Specialist  (250) 405-5156

 

 

 

 

 

Page last updated: 20/06/17
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