Watch an informative interview with the RDN Drinking Water & Watershed Protection program coordinator, on the topic of local water supply, water conservation and water restrictions.
RDN Electoral Areas Drinking Water
In the rural areas of the RDN, drinking water is supplied by private wells in most areas. Eight other areas such as Nanoose Bay Peninsula are provided with drinking water from RDN operated water systems.
City of Parksville Drinking Water
In the City of Parksville, the drinking water comes from the Englishman River and the Parksville Aquifer.
Town of Qualicum Beach Drinking Water
The TQB drinking water supply comes from a series of groundwater wells, including the River Well Field that is closely connected to the Little Qualicum River.
City of Nanaimo Drinking Water
In the City of Nanaimo, the tap water comes from the surface water collected in two dams on the South Fork of the Nanaimo River.
District of Lantzville Drinking Water
The District of Lantzville pumps its drinking water from a series groundwater wells in a confined aquifer on Harby Road.