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City of Parksville Water System
- Annual Water Reports
- Arrowsmith Dam
- City Fire Hydrant Use Permit
- Cross Connection
- Englishman River Water Service
- Rainfall Records
- Water Restrictions
- RDN Team WaterSmart
- Water Test Results
A computer control system (SCADA) monitors, on a 24-hour basis, the entire system to ensure the safety and quality of the water. The City of Parksville has 10 board-certified operators with the BC Water and Wastewater Association and Environmental Operators Certification Program.
The average daily water consumption within the City varies from 500,000 gallons per day to over 3 million gallons per day during peak summer season.
Each property connected to the water system is metered. Water meters are read in March and September and periodic meter tests are conducted to check for accuracy and are replaced if tested less than 98% accurate.