Cottonwood Waterworks

Cottonwood Waterworks map

The Cottonwood Water System is located on the north shore of Shuswap Lake in Electoral Area F (north Shuswap), approximately 1.4 kilometres east of the Tsútswecw Provincial Park (Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park) in Lee Creek.

The Cottonwoods Water System currently supplies water to the Cottonwood Cove RV Park. The water system consists of two wells, chlorination and SCADA, (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) which provides full remote monitoring capabilities. View the Cottonwood Water System Newsletters.

Costs of Connection For Properties Outside Water Service Area

Reserve Contribution: 10 times the current year Parcel Tax rate. (For example, if the annual parcel tax rate equals $532, it would equate to a $5,320 contribution to connect.)

A public assent process must also take place prior to a property connecting to the Cottonwood Water System in order to include that property into the Water Service Area. Connection Fee: $2,000 per property

Costs of Connection For Properties Within Existing Water Service Area

Please note this represents a standard installation that does not require any added engineering or infrastructure costs. Connection Fee: $2,000 per property

Annual Water System Fees

The annual parcel tax and user fee amounts are set by the Waterworks Rates and Regulations Bylaw Number 5819. View the Waterworks Rates and Regulations Bylaw Number 5819.

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