Important Information About Boil Water Notices
Here you can find boil water notices and other advisories currently in place within VIHA. When a notice is no longer in effect, it is removed from the list. Boil Water Notices may be subject to change on short notice. Updated information is posted to this site as often as possible, taking into account such factors, amongst others, as how late in the business week or prior to holidays the information is obtained. The most current information on the status of a Boil Water Notice can be obtained from the operator of the water system.
Always check with your local water supplier for the most up to date information.
Used to advise public that there is a significant public health threat to their water supply and that they should boil (rolling boil for 1 minute) their drinking water prior to consumption in order to eliminate any disease causing microorganisms that are suspected or confirmed to be in the water supply. Examples could include: Total Coliforms, E. coli, Turbidity Events, Flooding or Treatment Failure.
Used to advise the public that there is some level of risk associated with consuming the drinking water supply, however a boil water notice is not needed at this time. The risk could be elevated for some individuals of the general population with weakened immune systems or existing medical conditions. Examples could include: Turbidity, Sodium Content.
Used to advise public that there is a significant public health threat to consuming the water supply that cannot be removed by boiling the water. The water supply is safe to use for general household sanitation or irrigation. Examples could include: Chemical contamination.
Used to advise the public that there could be a significant public health threat to using the water supply for any purposes at all. The water supply cannot be made safe by boiling it and the water is not safe for any use including general household sanitation or irrigation. Examples could include: Chemical contamination or large environmental spill that could cause a health hazard.
|Facility Name||Location||Start Date|
|1785 ALBERNI HIGHWAY WWS||Port Alberni||15-Jan-2016|
|APRIL POINT DEVELOPMENTS SOUTH END WATER||Quadra Island||9-Jun-2017|
|CEDAR CREEK WATER SYSTEM||Campbell River||7-Jun-2010|
|COASTAL BLACK - WATER||Comox Valley Regional District||3-Nov-2017|
|COASTAL SPRINGS FLOAT LODGE||West Cracroft Island||10-Jul-2018|
|COTTONWOOD GOLF CLUB||Cassidy||12-Jul-2019|
|COWICHAN LAKE EDUCATION CENTRE - WATER||Lake Cowichan||28-Jan-2020|
|COWICHAN RIVER PROVINCIAL PARK||Duncan||18-Apr-2019|
|DRAGON'S LODGE||Gabriola Island||21-Oct-2016|
|ESTUARY HOUSE & QUALICUM BEACH MHPARK & RV, WWS||Qualicum Beach||5-Jul-2019|
|FAREWELL HARBOUR LODGE||Farewell Harbour||3-Oct-2019|
|FORBES LANDING WATER SYSTEM||Campbell River||15-Feb-2008|
|GENOA BAY W. S.||Duncan||18-Nov-2019|
|GREEN TIMBERS WATER SYSTEM||Lake Cowichan||30-Oct-2013|
|H'KUSAM R.V. PARK||Sayward||17-Jul-2018|
|HAGUE LAKE WATER SYSTEM||Cortes Island||4-Aug-2011|
|HERON GUEST HOUSE||Quadra Island||9-Nov-2015|
|INTERFOR-CHAMISS BAY LOGGING CAMP WATER SYSTEM||Kyuquot||13-Jun-2019|
|LINNAEA FARM||Cortes Island||10-Aug-2015|
|LYALL HARBOUR/BOOT COVE WATER SYSTEM||Saturna Island||5-Feb-2020|
|MILLSTONE WINERY TASTING ROOM||Nanaimo||25-Oct-2019|
|MISTY RIDGE COMMUNITY WATER CO.||Sooke||28-Aug-2018|
|PETE'S LAKE WATER USERS SOCIETY, WWS||Lasqueti Island||21-Apr-1994|
|PHILIMORE POINT IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT||Galiano Island||4-Oct-2019|
|PUNTLEDGE TOWNSITE WATER USERS COMMUNITY||Comox Valley Regional District||23-Aug-1996|
|QUADRA ISLAND HARBOUR AUTHORITY - HERIOT BAY||Quadra Island||2-Aug-2019|
|RIVERSIDE RESORT, WWS||Qualicum Beach||19-Sep-2019|
|RUSSELL FARMS MARKET & GARDEN CENTRE||Westholme||3-Feb-2020|
|SEASCAPE RESORT & MARINA||Quadra Island||25-Sep-2019|
|SHAWNAIRE RESORT - WATER||Shawnigan Lake||30-Aug-2018|
|SOL SANTE CLUB (ART'S LOT # 120)||Shawnigan Lake||3-May-2019|
|SOLLANS ROAD PUMP||Hornby Island||21-Jan-2005|
|SOUTH BAY MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE||Port Alberni||26-Oct-2000|
|STRATA 1343 WATER SYSTEM||Fanny Bay||21-Oct-2019|
|TIGER LILY FARM||Errington||1-Sep-2017|
|TOWN OF LAKE COWICHAN WATER SYSTEM||Lake Cowichan||2-Feb-2020|
|UNION BAY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT||Comox Valley Regional District||31-Dec-2019|
|WALLACE ISLAND PROVINCIAL PARK||Wallace Island||27-May-2009|
|WEST HILL RESTAURANT, (THAI SMILE) WWS||Qualicum Beach||6-Sep-2019|
|WHITE RIVER RESORT||Sayward||1-Feb-2018|