City Services

Water Quality and Advisory

What water system are you on?

The Garnet Valley System services approximately 95 properties located on Garnet Valley Rd with a house address greater than 17215 and all side streets of of Garnet Valley Road.

The Summerland Water System serves all other locations within the Summerland boundary.

The turbidity levels and ratings outlined below do not pertain to the Summerland Rodeo Grounds or the KVR Station as they receive their water from a well source.

Turbidity Levels and Ratings

Summerland Water System

Turbidity Reading: .02 NTU (See below for Turbidity Index information)

Date of Last Update: January 9th, 2017

The District of Summerland wishes to notify all users of the Summerland Water System that the Summerland Water Treatment Plant continues to produce excellent quality water.

If you have any questions about Water Quality, please contact the Water Division at 250-494-9747.

Garnet Valley Water System

Boil Water Notice – date of last update - January 9th, 2017

The District of Summerland wishes to notify all users of the Garnet Valley Water System that water quality is considered good. This interruption compromises the disinfection process which presents a risk of bacteria in the water system.  Interior Health and the District of Summerland recommend that ALL USERS only consume water that has been boiled for a minimum of one minute or use a safe alternative.  This includes teeth brushing, food preparation and any oral contact.  Residents will be notified when the Boil Water Notice has been lifted. 

If you have any questions about the Water Quality, please contact the Water Division at 250-494-9747.

More Information

Click here to view Turbidity Index (11KB PDF) information.

To Contact the Works and Utilities Department:

Phone: 250-494-0431 
Fax: 250-494-3399

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