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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 save water?

On the 'wet coast' of B.C., 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 are 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.

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Visit Get Involved to keep up to date on Team WaterSmart programs, initiatives, and events! Contact us at watersmart [at] with any questions.


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Water to Earth Month 2021

The RDN’s Drinking Water and Watershed Protection (DWWP) Program has been hosting Water to Earth Month events with community partners for the last 5 years. Water to Earth Month is an activity-packed, month-long celebration that takes place between World Water Day on March 22nd and Earth Day on April 22nd. Its aim is to actively engage the community to build awareness about local water resources and environmental stewardship. 

Water to Earth Month Activity Passport 

The RDN and partners have created several options for participants of all ages to celebrate water and the earth both virtually and in a physically distanced manner.  

How it Works 

Download and track your progress on the Activity Passport, complete a minimum of 1 activity per category and complete a Passport Submission Form on our Get Involved page before April 26th 2021. 

All passport entries that meet the criteria will be entered to win one of 3 Prize Packs! 

You can also win instant prizes throughout the month by commenting on Facebook posts, participating in Trivia (on Instagram) and more!


Visit our GetInvolved Page for all the details!


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