Cottonwood Waterworks

Today's Turbidity Index:
Service Area Map: Cottonwood Waterworks
System Updates:
Treatment: Chlorination
Water Source: Two Groundwater Wells

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.

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 = $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 Cedar Heights Water System in order to include that property into the Water Service Area.

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 No. 5780. Rates for your water system can be viewed by clicking on the button below.

View Waterworks Rates and Regulations Bylaw 5805
Water System Application for Services and Agreement Form Download
Electronic Billing Request Form - Utility Billing Download


Spring 2019 Download


Report Water Issues

For non-emergency water related issues or connection questions, or for emergencies, occurring between 9 AM and 4 PM Monday to Friday, call:

Operations Management
T: 250.833.5950
TF: 1.888.248.2773

In the event of a water emergency after office hours call:
TF: 1.877.996.3344