Shawnigan Beach Estates Sanitary Sewer System

Shawnigan Beach Estates Wastewater System

Shawnigan Beach Estates sewer system in located in Area B and services 371 residential properties within the Shawnigan Beach Estates subdivision and an elementary school.  

System Overview

The sewer system consists of a gravity collection system and six pump stations. Sewage is pumped to an aerated dual-lagoon treatment system where it is filtered and pumped to ground disposal system located next to the Ingot Road subdivision.

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

January 1-June 30
February 1



July 1-December 31
August 1

*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.