Lambourn Estates Sanitary Sewer System

Lambourn Wastewater System
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.  

System Overview


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)


Billing Period  Billing Date  User Fee* per Billing Period  Parcel Tax**
Annual Fees
(User Fees and Parcel Tax) 

January 1-June 30 February 1 $262.50 $224.92

$749.92

July 1-December 31 August 1 $262.50

*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.