Shawnigan Beach Estates Sanitary Sewer System

Shawnigan Beach Estates Wastewater System
Shawnigan Beach Estates sewer system in located in Area B and services 371 residential properties within the Shawnigan Beach Estates subdivision and an elementary school.  

System Overview


The sewer system consists of a gravity collection system and six pump stations. Sewage is pumped to an aerated dual-lagoon treatment system where it is filtered and pumped to ground disposal system located next to the Ingot Road subdivision.

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 (2016 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  $205.00 $364.00 

$774.00 

July 1-December 31 August 1 $205.00

*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.