Watersheds

Our watersheds provide valuable goods and services

  • drinking water
  • fish and wildlife habitat habitat
  • drought, flood and water quality regulation
  • climate regulation
  • erosion control
  • food provision
  • soil formation
Lake Panorama - W View

CVRD Watersheds

There are 17 watersheds that have most of their area in the CVRD.  Fourteen of these watersheds flow to the more developed east coast.  The other three flow to west coast which is less populated and mostly forestry and park lands. We also share several watersheds with neighboring regional districts. Click on a watershed for more information.