Arbutus Ridge Sanitary Sewer System

Arbutus Ridge Wastewater System

Arbutus Ridge sewer system is located within the Arbutus Ridge Retirement community, in Area C, and services this residential development of 646 properties, a small commercial block and a golf course.

System Overview

The system consists of a gravity sewer collection system, three pump stations, and a membrane bioreactor treatment plant that produce high quality effluent. The effluent is pumped from the treatment plant to two ground disposal fields located at Fairways 2 and 3.  

Critical equipment is monitored 24-hours a day for malfunctions (such as pump failures) and if such an abnormality occurs an alarm is sent to the on-duty pager to alert CVRD-staff for immediate response.

Annual Charges

User fees are incorporated into the monthly strata bills and there is no parcel tax. The annual user fee is currently $724.60 per property. Current year budget information can be viewed here.