The Saratoga Water System is located in Scotch Creek on the north shore of Shuswap Lake in Electoral Area F (North Shuswap).
The water system draws water from Shuswap Lake and treats it using ultraviolet disinfection and chlorination. The system also has SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) which provides full remote monitoring capabilities. View the Saratoga Waterworks Newsletters.
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 equals $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 Saratoga 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
The annual parcel tax and user fee amounts are set by the Waterworks Rates and Regulations Bylaw Number 5819. View the Waterworks Rates and Regulations Bylaw Number 5819.
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