Sorrento Water System

Today's Turbidity Index: Good
Service Area Map: Sorrento
System Updates:
Treatment: Ultra Violet Disinfection and Chlorination (Hypo Injection)
Water Source: Shuswap Lake

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District officially took over the ownership and operation of the Sorrento Water System on January 1, 2010. The $2,144,000 upgrades (with 2/3 funding through a Building Canada Grant) which included a new lake intake and pump system, new chlorine disinfection system, installation of Ultra Violet disinfection, emergency power and new water supply mains began in the spring of 2010 and was completed in the fall of 2011.

Costs of Connection For Properties Outside Water Service Area

Reserve Contribution: 10 times the Parcel Tax (For example $178 = $1,780)

A Public Assent process must also take place prior to a property connecting to the Sorrento 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
Parcel Tax: approximately $178 per year per parcel
User Fee: $357 per year per residence

Costs of Connection

Reserve Contribution: 10 times the Parcel Tax (For example $173 = $1,730)
Per residence currently outside of the existing water service area

Connection Fee: $2,000 per property

Please note this represents a standard installation that does not require any added engineering or infrastructure costs. A Public Assent process must also take place prior to a property connecting to the Sorrento Water System in order to include that property into the Water Service Area. 

Annual Water System Fees
Parcel Tax: approximately $178 per year per parcel
User Fee: $350 per year per residence

Forms  
Water System Application for Services and Agreement Form Download
Electronic Billing Request Form - Utility Billing Download
Newsletters  
Spring 2016 Download
Spring 2017 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