Important Links

This section provides you with links to important resources that can help you with your septic system. 

Important Links
CSRD Building Regulation/Inspection Where a building permit is required the CSRD Building Department can assist you in determining whether you require a larger septic system for a renovation, addition or change in use of your property. Link
Find A Registered Onsite Wastewater Practitioner (ROWP) The Applied Science Technologists & Technicians of BC (ASTTBC) website provides a directory of ROWPs to assist with your Type 1 or Type 2 septic systems. Phone: 604.585.2788 ext. 236 Link
Find a Qualified Professional The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC (APEG) offers an online registry of Qualified Professionals to assist you with your Type 2 or Type 3 septic system design and installation. Phone1.888.430.8035. Link
Onsite Septic System Regulations The BC Government’s website provides current information on policy and regulations affecting septic systems. Link
Onsite Wastewater Consumer Information Centre The Onsite Wastewater Consumer Information Centre has lots of great information about septic systems and how to maintain them. You can also find qualified ROWP’s here and submit a complaint. Link
Provincial Emergency Program If sewage is flowing off a property and especially towards or into any streams, creeks, water supplies (including wells), various agencies and authorities may need to be involved. The Provincial Emergency Program (PEP) determines which agencies to involve in situations such as these. One call can inform them all. Link
Western Canada Onsite Wastewater Management Association WCOWMA's website has valuable resources for homeowners looking for wastewater services. Link