Cowichan Valley Regional District

Cowichan Valley Regional District.

Free workshop for Cowichan businesses to explore ‘circular economy’ opportunities

High percentage of waste does not re-enter the economy

  • Sep 12, 2021

 

Stocking Lake is the open water source for the Saltair water system that requires a filtration system under the Province of BC drinking water regulations. (Photo submitted)

Saltair water system filtration grant successful

Considerable reduction in costs of treatment upgrades for taxpayers

 

Cowichan Valley Regional District.

CVRD updates soil deposit bylaw, preventing large deposits in residential zones

Step taken towards ensuring protection of rural communities

  • Jul 17, 2021

 

Letters to the editor.

Diverting trail a safety and planning travesty

No reason why Cowichan Valley Trail can’t continue on E&N railway corridor

  • Jun 4, 2021
Letters to the editor.
The Cowichan Valley Regional District introduces a new app to contact residents during emergencies. (CVRD photo)

New emergency alert and notification system launched for Cowichan region

Cowichan Alert a free app that can be downloaded onto smartphones, computers

  • May 4, 2021
The Cowichan Valley Regional District introduces a new app to contact residents during emergencies. (CVRD photo)
The CVRD’s main office was closed Monday after flooding damaged multiple floors. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)

Burst pipe shutters Cowichan Valley Regional District headquarters

‘Significant’ water damage to at least two floors

The CVRD’s main office was closed Monday after flooding damaged multiple floors. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
Aaron Stone, chairman of the CVRD, said the board tried to be as frugal as possible when building the budget for 2021. (File photo)

Cowichan Valley Regional District sets the average tax increase at 2.48% for 2021

District’s annual budget made up of 180 individual budgets

Aaron Stone, chairman of the CVRD, said the board tried to be as frugal as possible when building the budget for 2021. (File photo)
Designs for a new weir in Lake Cowichan call for a walkway over the top of the weir, as pictured in this graphic. (Courtesy of the CVRD)

Location of new weir at Cowichan Lake determined to be suitable

Design supported by the public, says project manager

  • Mar 16, 2021
Designs for a new weir in Lake Cowichan call for a walkway over the top of the weir, as pictured in this graphic. (Courtesy of the CVRD)
Cowichan Valley Regional District.

Cowichan businesses to benefit from new social procurement partnership

Participants will gain access to potential opportunities, capacity building and knowledge

  • Mar 14, 2021
Cowichan Valley Regional District.
Cowichan Valley Regional District.

Cowichan Food Hub to strengthen regional food security and innovation

Small and medium-scale businesses can expand existing production and create new products

  • Mar 14, 2021
Cowichan Valley Regional District.
Cowichan Valley Regional District.

Business incubation and acceleration program to strengthen Cowichan food ecosystem

Support for the development of thriving food and beverage sector

  • Mar 7, 2021
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Stocking Lake is the open water source for the Saltair water system that requires a filtration system under the Province of B.C. Drinking Water Regulations. (Photo submitted)

Saltair electors approve water loan authorization

Alternative Approval Process results in only 30 objections filed

Stocking Lake is the open water source for the Saltair water system that requires a filtration system under the Province of B.C. Drinking Water Regulations. (Photo submitted)
Saltair residents are facing a decision on the borrowing for a new water treatment system. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Feb. 10 the deadline for Saltair water borrowing bylaw opposition

Alternative Approval Process will determine if loan authorization proceeds

Saltair residents are facing a decision on the borrowing for a new water treatment system. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Russell Farms Market was heavily damaged by flood water after last year’s major rainstorm and flooding event. (File photo)

CVRD looks to move forward with flood mapping of Chemainus River

River saw historic flooding in rain event last year

Russell Farms Market was heavily damaged by flood water after last year’s major rainstorm and flooding event. (File photo)
Cowichan Valley Regional District.
Cowichan Valley Regional District.
Cowichan Valley Regional District.

Cowichan regional dashboard sheds light on progress towards recovery

Some sectors have struggled during the last 10 months while others are doing well

  • Jan 31, 2021
Cowichan Valley Regional District.
Cowichan Valley Regional District.

Virtual ‘lunch and learn’ to explore opportunities to strengthen Cowichan circular economy

Participants will learn the basics of the concept and how it can increase economic opportunity

  • Jan 16, 2021
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Stocking Lake is the open water source for the Saltair water system. This is the water that required a filtration system under the Province of B.C. Drinking Water Regulations. (Photo submitted)

Loan authorization for Saltair water system upgrades being conducted by AAP

Non-contact method during COVID seen as the best way to proceed

Stocking Lake is the open water source for the Saltair water system. This is the water that required a filtration system under the Province of B.C. Drinking Water Regulations. (Photo submitted)
Cowichan Valley Regional District.

Cowichan Talks Tech event will explore opportunities for thriving in a disrupted world

Full day workshops follow talk that provides a glimpse into the future

  • Nov 24, 2020
Cowichan Valley Regional District.
Cowichan Valley Regional District.

CVRD service adjustments reflect recent directions from provincial health officer

All persons entering regional district buildings required to wear a mask

  • Nov 23, 2020
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