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Posted on: September 23, 2020

Area F Director named President of Association of Vancouver Island Coastal Communities (AVICC)

Ian Morrison, Director of Area F: Cowichan Lake South/Skutz Falls, has been installed as President of the 2020/2021 AVICC Executive.

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Schnitzer Fire and Drinking Water Quality Test Results Update

Island Health’s Medical Health Officers and Environmental Health team have determined the chemical results are safely within the maximum allowable concentrations set in the Canadian Drinking Water Guidelines.

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

UPDATE: Fire at Schnitzer Steel to burn for several days; air, water quality tests ongoing

The fire that began in an industrial yard yesterday morning just south of the Nanaimo Airport is now under control, but fire suppression efforts are anticipated to last several days given the nature of fueling materials.

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

UPDATE: Spread of fire in North Oyster contained, groundwater contamination remains a threat

Fire crews are presently gaining control of the fire that is being fueled by contaminated material, and the threat of fire exposure to adjacent properties and structures is lessening.

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

Emergency response in progress for industrial fire near corner of TCH and Cedar Road

Fire departments from communities across the Cowichan Valley and the Regional District of Nanaimo are battling a blaze at an industrial site just south of the Nanaimo Airport.

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

Cowichan COVID-19 business survey results show modest economic improvements

In response to the unparalleled economic impacts of COVID-19, the CVRD and community partners have compiled the results of a second survey to assess the changing effects of the pandemic on the local business community.

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

Fall 2020 Recreation Guide now online, new registration procedures in place

While recreation centres and programming are once again available to the public, the CVRD has established new procedures to support the well-being and safety of all patrons and facility staff

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Posted on: February 1, 2020

UPDATE - Highway 1 reopened in both directions, power outages persist

The Trans-Canada Highway has re-opened north of Duncan for traffic in both directions, although a number of local roads remain closed and power outages continue to affect communities across the region.

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Posted on: February 1, 2020

UPDATE - Transportation corridors remain affected, water levels in some areas have stabilized

The state of local emergency in the Cowichan Valley continues this morning, but water flows in several of the key watersheds in the region appear to have stabilized.

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Posted on: January 30, 2020

Health Information

Remember washing your hands is the best defense, and if you are sick stay home. For accurate information readily updated information on the Coronavirus, go to bccdc.ca or Island Health.

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Road Maintenance &/or Snow Plowing

The Cowichan Valley Regional District is not responsible for the maintenance and snow plowing of roads.The City of DuncanTown of Lake CowichanTown of Ladysmith and the District of North Cowichan are responsible for ...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Extreme Weather Events

If your CVRD electoral area curbside collection is missed due to extreme weather, hang onto your material until the next scheduled collection day. Extra material may be placed at the curb alongside CVRD totes. Please ensure extra recyclable material is la...

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Posted on: November 25, 2019

Update on Odour Issues in Cobble Hill

Update on Odour Issues in Cobble Hill

Update November 25, 2019:

Composting

Fisher Road Recycling (FRR) is aware that some of the recent odour issues in Cobble Hill were reported to originate from FRRs composting operation. As part of its ongoing commitment t...

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Posted on: February 1, 2020

Cowichan Valley declares state of local emergency as intense localized flooding forces evacuations a

The Cowichan Valley Regional District has declared a state of local emergency for the region, as widespread flooding forces resident evacuations and cuts off key transportation corridors.

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

Fall 2020 Recreation Guide

Our Fall 2020 Recreation Guide is online now!!!!  

Additional Info... Recreation: Cowichan Community Centre

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

Fall 2020 School Newsletter

For a quick glance at South Cowichan's Fall 2020 programs

view our School Newsletter Recreation: South Cowichan Recreation

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

Stage 3 Water Restrictions

Burnum Water System is on Stage 3 watering restrictions as of July 27, 2020

Due to increased water demand, all users of this system are required to comply with Stage 3 watering restrictions.

http://cvrdnewnormalcowichan.ca/water-use-restrictions/

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Utility: Burnum

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

SLNW Stage 2 Watering Restrictions in Effect

Stage 2 Watering Restrictions for Shawnigan Lake North Water System users in effect August 17, 2020.

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Stage 3 Watering Restrictions In Effect

Stage 3 Watering Restrictions allow for hand watering and micro drip irrigation only.

Utility: Shellwood

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