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Water Quality Testing Rebate

This includes a "Home Safety Scan" or a "Comprehensive Home Water Scan" or any testing done by a qualified lab that at minimum covers: Eligibility: You must be testing a private well on your property within the Regional District of Nanaimo, one (1) water test rebate per well. Limited rebates available on a first come first serve basis.

How the rebate works

  1. Print a voucher from this website or pick one up from our office (6300 Hammond Bay Road, Nanaimo)
  2. Pick-up water sample bottles available from the locations listed below
  3. Take a water sample from your tap, following the proper procedures
  4. Take your sample and voucher to a drop-off location (listed below) or directly to the lab within 24 hours
  5. 50% will be taken off your bill in-lab
  6. The lab will send you your results and help you understand your findings
Tip: check the "agree" box on the voucher if you choose to share your water quality results to improve knowledge of groundwater trends region-wide

Click here for the voucher

Bottle Pick-up Locations Sample Drop-off Location
ABC Water
2180 South Wellington Road, Nanaimo
250-753-3333
Yes. Drop off in person. Sample will be sent to MB Labs.
Andrew Sheret
2545 McCullough Road, Nanaimo
250-758-7383
Yes. Drop off in person between 8:00 - 11:00 am, MONDAYS ONLY. Sample will be sent to Maxxam Labs.
Arbutus Building Supply
785 Ross Way, Gabriola Island
250-247-8157
No
Iritex Pumps and Irrigation
1009 Allsbrook Road, Parksville
250-248-7028
No
Maxxam Labs
2775 B Moray Avenue, Courtenay
250-338-7786
Yes. Drop off in person during business hours or arrange courier to deliver sample directly to lab.
MB Labs
2062 West Henry Avenue, Sidney
250-656-1334
Yes. Drop off in person during business hours or arrange courier to deliver sample directly to lab.
Red Williams Well Drilling
1125 Smithers Road, Parksville
250-248-4551
Yes. Drop off in person. Open Monday through Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm. Sample will be sent to Maxxam Labs.
RDN office, 2nd Floor
6300 Hammond Bay Road, Nanaimo
250-390-6560
No

Please see our Well Protection Upgrades Rebate too.

Important Links

Questions? Call Drinking Water & Watershed Protection program staff at 250-390-6560 or email watersmart@rdn.bc.ca

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Last Modified:  Jan 26, 2017
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