Welcome to RDN WaterMap

Welcome to RDN WaterMap

an Interactive Map and Water Resource Information System

Please read the following and then click on the link below to open the RDN WaterMap

Quick Tips for Map Users

  1. When you enter the map, click the black triangle on the top left corner of the map to display the legend that shows which layers of information you can turn on or turn off. This includes information on:
    • Watersheds and Aquifers
    • Water Supply
    • Water Monitoring Locations
  2. Check the box and a check mark will appear to indicate a layer is turned on and visible.
  3. The little black arrows in the layer list shows that there are more items in that category, so click to reveal more. The legend shows what symbols are used for each item, for ease of recognition in the map.
  4. Hover your mouse over an item in the legend (layer list) to reveal the full text name.
  5. Use the ‘i’ or ‘identify’ tool on the right hand tool bar when you want to select an item on the map and learn more details. Cross- reference the legend to see what symbols represent what information. Once you click the ‘i’ tool, use the drop down menu “Attribute Details For” to select your layer of interest.

If you have further questions about the WaterMap and how to navigate or interpret the information you retrieve, please contact the Drinking Water and Watershed Protection Program Coordinator at waterprotection [at] rdn.bc.ca or 250-390-6560.

Terms of Use

  1. The information delivered on this interactive mapping web site ( "RDN WaterMap" ) is provided as a public service by the Regional District of Nanaimo ( "Regional District" ) under the following terms and conditions.
  2. In return for the Regional District granting access to RDN WaterMap, the person ( the "User" ) accessing RDN WaterMap agrees to and accepts these Terms of Use.
  3. The Information will be used only for the User's personal or internal business purposes and the user must not resell, sub-license, or otherwise reproduce, publish or disseminate the information for commercial purposes without the prior written consent of the Regional District.
  4. RDN WaterMap is supplied on an "as is, where is" basis. The Regional District assumes no obligation or liability for the use of RDN WaterMap by any person and makes no representations or promises regarding the completeness or accuracy of RDN WaterMap or its fitness for a particular purpose. RDN WaterMap may contain errors. RDN WaterMap represents a one-time capture of information as it exists at the time the information is transferred to RDN WaterMap and does not necessarily include the ongoing updates or corrections to the source databases maintained by the Regional District or other agencies.
  5. All rights, titles and interest (including all copyrights, patents, and other intellectual property rights) in RDN WaterMap remain vested in the Regional District at all times. The Regional District's original copyright and other proprietory notices included with RDN WaterMap must remain intact at all times.
  6. If there is a conflict between the information on RDN WaterMap and information contained in any other records of the Regional District, the Regional District reserves the right to rely in all cases upon the record which it considers to be the most accurate and complete.
  7. In using RDN WaterMap, the User agrees to indemnify the Regional District and its officers , employees and agents from and against all losses, claims, demands, actions, payments, expenses, costs, suits, and damages ( including any damages that are direct, indirect, special or consequential ) whether or not caused by the negligence of the Regional District, or its officials, employees or agents, which arise or are incurred by the Regional District in relation to the User's use of RDN WaterMap or the User's breach of these Terms of Use.
  8. These Terms of Use are governed by the laws of British Columbia, Canada. If any part of these Terms of Use are found to be unenforceable, then that part will be severed so that the remainder of these Terms of Use can continue to be enforceable.

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