Campbell River average water use triples during the months of July and August. Actual consumption during peak periods (4 - 7 a.m. and 7 - 11 p.m.) on hot days exceeds system capacity, mainly due to lawn and garden irrigation. If we don’t reduce peak summer demands, new infrastructure will need to be built to handle the excessive demand and this cost will need to come from tax-payers. The City is promoting efficient use of water to extend the life of existing infrastructure and defer the need for expensive capital upgrades.


Answers to FAQ's about water conservation in Campbell River. more...

Educational Resources

Free Workshops, Field Trips and Presentations. more...

Grey Water Recycling

Grey water is household waste water generated from activities such as laundry, dishwashing, bathing, running water to reach a certain temperature and washing vegetables and hands. more...

Indoor Water Use Tips

Indoor use accounts for 30 percent of water consumption. more...

Lawn Watering FAQs

Answers to the most common questions on lawn watering in Campbell River. more...

Outdoor Water Tips

Average water use in the summer is 3 times higher than in the winter. Find out how simple changes can reduce water use outdoors. more...

Rain Barrels

Water that falls on a house or shed roof normally drains away from a property and enters storm sewers directly. Placing a diverter on your eaves trough downspout and collecting the rainwater in a rain barrel is a great way to capture that water. more...

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