Water Conditions

Eagle Cliff water system

November 11 3:00am - November 12 3:00am, 2019

Crews will be pressure testing the supply watermain in the Eagle Cliff water system from the reservoir to the chlorination shed. This will take place around 3:00 am on Monday, November 11 or Tuesday, November 12, and may cause a short-term interruption of water service in the early hours of the morning.

Water Conditions

Water main flushing

October 19 8:00am - December 14 4:00pm, 2019

Water main flushing in Cove Bay, Bowen Bay, King Edward Bay, Hood Point, and Tunstall Bay beginning Saturday, October 19 and continuing for 6 -8 weeks. Temporary water interruptions may occur and your water pressure could be low for periods of time.

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Road Conditions

Cardena Drive construction

September 23 - November 22, 2019

Ferry passenger pickup/dropoff area is being relocated to the west side of the Library parking lot, effective Tuesday, September 24. This is a temporary relocation as construction continues on Cardena Drive. Please follow the direction of signage and traffic controllers on site.

Construction on Cardena Drive between September 3 and November 22. The 3 hour parking spaces will be closed for the duration of the project. Cardena Drive will be single-lane alternating direction. Local traffic only (except buses). The bus stop may be temporarily relocated during some phases of the project, but will otherwise remain in the same area.

Read more about Cardena Safety Improvements

Fire Danger

Fire Danger Low

September 16, 2019 - March 31, 2020

The forest fire danger rating is currently LOW.

Read about restrictions based on fire danger rating here.

Water Conditions

Drinking water and persons with compromised immune systems

January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2019

The Provincial Health Officer advises all British Columbians with compromised immune systems (such as HIV, organ or bone transplants, chemotherapy or medications that suppress the immune system) to avoid drinking water from any surface water or ground water that is under the influence of surface water, unless it has been boiled, filtered, distilled or treated with UV. Bowen Island and other areas in British Columbia use surface water sources (lakes, rivers, streams). This is not a general boil-water advisory for the general public, but rather is directed only at persons with compromised immune systems.  If in doubt about your immune system status, please discuss this further with your physician.

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Last Updated on 2017-05-08 at 12:46 PM