1. Cowichan region back to Stage 1 watering restrictions September 24

    Restrictions for water systems across the region have been downgraded to Stage 1, as the provincial drought level for Eastern Vancouver Island was lowered to Level 2. Two CVRD water systems (Woodley Range and Shellwood) remain on Stage 3 restrictions. Additional Info...
  1. Saltair water system receives $3.9 million in funding for filtration upgrade project

    The funding comes from the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program’s Green Infrastructure Stream, and represents approximately 70% of the total estimated $5 million cost of the water filtration project. Additional Info...
  1. Free workshop for Cowichan businesses to explore ‘circular economy’ opportunities

    Economic Development Cowichan has once again partnered with the Synergy Foundation and Duncan Cowichan Chamber of Commerce to host a a free virtual workshop on Tuesday, September 21. Additional Info...
  1. CVRD lifts State of Local Emergency, Evacuation Alert for area residences

    The CVRD’s Regional Emergency Operations Centre (REOC) is lifting the State of Local Emergency for the Mt. Hayes wildfire and rescinding the joint Evacuation Alert for 20 residential properties in the surrounding area. Additional Info...