Stage 2 Water Restrictions Begin June 14

All CVRD and municipal water systems will move to Stage 2 Water Use Restrictions effective Friday, June. 14, 2019. The increased restrictions are in response to the Level 3 (Very Dry) Drought conditions and the province’s call for a 30% reduction in water...

Drought Level 3 in the Cowichan

The dry spring has led to drought conditions in the Cowichan Region. An analysis of snowpack, rainfall, and river levels has shown that we are now at Drought Level 3 – Very Dry conditions. A below average snowpack has completely melted, spring rainfall was less...

Flood Warning

The River Forecast Centre has issued a Flood Warning for the Cowichan, Koksilah, and Chemainus Rivers. This is the highest level of advisory and means that river levels have exceeded bankfull or will exceed bankfull imminently, and that flooding of areas adjacent to...