Mill Springs

Mill Springs Wastewater System
Mill Springs sewer system is located south of Mill Bay in Area A.  The system currently services 239 properties but has extra capacity in the treatment plant to accommodate 400 residential properties.

System Overview



The system consists of a gravity collection system flowing to an Ecofluid Upflow Blanket Flitration treatment plant.   The treated effluent is pumped to ground 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 March 15  $160.00 $428.83

$748.83

July 1-December 31 September 15 $160.00

*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.