In addition to the Comox Lake water systemthe Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) operates three other water systems within the Comox Valley: 

Black Creek – Oyster Bay Water System

Providing water access to approximately 2,200 people

Royston Water System

Providing water access to approximately 2,000 people

Denman Island Water System

Providing water access to residents and businesses on Denman Island

 

Current Maintenance Advisories

Check for current maintenance advisories to water systems in your area. To report an issue with watermain flushing, or for more information about any of these systems, call 250-334-6006 or contact us.

For more information about each water system click on the links below.

Black Creek - Oyster Bay Water System

The Black Creek – Oyster Bay water system (BCOB) is owned and operated by the Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD). It consists of two groundwater wells, one river infiltration gallery, two reservoirs, one pump station and a treatment facility that provides water to approximately 2,200 area residents.

The CVRD has been working to assess the capacity of existing infrastructure and identify necessary capital improvements. The CVRD is also investigating alternative water sources in the hopes of improving the capacity of the system.

Water Facilities

  • Reservoirs:  Macaulay Road and Kelland Road reservoirs
  • Pump Stations:  Black Creek pump station supplies water to fill the Kelland Road reservoir
  • Treatment Facility:  Utilizes chlorine and ultraviolet light and is located near the source in Oyster River Nature Park
Denman Island Water System

The Denman Island water system is sourced from Graham Lake and provides water access to residents and businesses on Denman Island. The Denman Island water system consists of two wells, a small reservoir, a booster pump and a watermain.

Royston Water System

The Comox Valley Regional District manages the Royston water system, which provides water to approximately 2,000 residents and is connected to the Village of Cumberland’s water distribution system. Water in the system is sourced from five lakes located in the Cumberland Creek and Perseverance Creek sub-watersheds, as well as a ground source at Coal Creek Historic Park.

Water Facilities

  • Reservoirs: Royston and Herondale
  • Six Pressure Reducing Valve (PRV) chambers
  • Disinfection facility