Make a Difference

Make a Difference

Welcome to Team WaterSmart! |

Here in the Regional District of Nanaimo, we enjoy some of the best water in the world. Maintaining this precious resource requires that we all use water with care. Whether you live in a rural community or an urban setting, what you do today can affect local water quality for years to come.

Why is it important to conserve water?

Irrigation Certification Course

Irrigation Certification Course Sponsorship Now Available!

$100 subsidies now available to region-based irrigation contractors to take IIABC's "Certified Irrigation Technician - Level 1" course on February 22nd, 2016 in Nanaimo! Click here to learn more about Team WaterSmart's Irrigation Initiatives!

On the 'wet coast' of BC, it is easy to take our water supply for granted. In dry summer months, water consumption triples, even though there is much less water available. As the region grows, more people will be using the same limited resource. The quantity and quality of our water is directly impacted by human activity including the amount we use on a daily basis.

It is important that we all do our part to protect our water.

Celebrate Canada Water Week With Us!

Team WaterSmart, in partnership with local municipalities and environmental organizations, is hosting two free Water Day Events, Sunday March 20 at Bowen Park Complex and Sunday April 3 at Qualicum Commons . Join us from 10:00am until 5:00pm for speakers, workshops, interactive booths, displays, children’s activities and live music all honuoring our precious resource – water!
For more information contact or click here.

Learn about how you can make a difference!

Check out the ShawTV Interview about Water Conservation in the region!

Team WaterSmart is brought to you by the Regional District of Nanaimo - Drinking Water and Watershed Protection Program, Town of Qualicum Beach, City of Nanaimo, City of Parksville and District of Lantzville.

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