July 03, 2023
*****Ships Point Improvement District Residents*****
The three community wells that supply our drinking water are experiencing unprecedented stress. A winter with below average rainfall and a very dry spring have created severe drought conditions. In addition, one of our three wells has been shut down since January due to new regulations by Island Health. This well requires additional filtration and UV treatment. We are working as quickly as possible to install new filters and a UV system. The water level in one of the remaining two wells is at times dropping low enough to trigger an alarm. We have never seen this before. At present rates of water consumption, this well could shut...
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