Mill Springs Sanitary Sewer System

Mill Springs Wastewater System

Mill Springs sewer system is located south of Mill Bay in Area A. The system currently services 239 properties but has extra capacity in the treatment plant to accommodate 400 residential properties.

System Overview

The system consists of a gravity collection system flowing to a membrane bioreactor treatment plant. The treated effluent is pumped to ground for disposal.

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

Annual Charges

Billing Period
 Billing Date
User Fee* per Billing Period
 Parcel Tax**
Annual Fees
(User Fees and Parcel Tax)

January 1-June 30

March 15 


July 1-December 31

September 15

*User Fees are mailed out to each customers on the billing date stated above.

**Parcel Tax is charged once a year and is incorporated into the property tax for each customer.

Current year budget information can be viewed here.