Lambourn Estates sewer system is located south-east of Cowichan Bay in Area D and services approximately 145 residential properties and a 51-site modular home park.
The system consists of a gravity collection system, with a small number of homes on a septic tank effluent pump (STEP) system. Treatment of the sewage is through a Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) treatment plant producing high quality, Class A, effluent with ocean outfall for disposal.
Critical equipment is monitored 24-hours a day for malfunctions (such as pump failures); if such an abnormality occurs an alarm is send to the on-duty pager to alert CVRD-staff for immediate response.
Annual Charges (2017 Rates)
User Fee* per Billing Period
(User Fees and Parcel Tax)
January 1-June 30
July 1-December 31
*User Fees are mailed out to each customers on the billing date stated above. **Parcel Tax is charged once a year and is incorporated into the property tax for each customer. BC Assessment charges a 5.25% administrative fee which is included in this amount.