Our Mission

At Ootischenia Improvement District, we are committed to providing safe, high quality water services to our community, while maintaining a standard of excellence in customer service and environmental conservation.

Bill Payment Options

Bill payments can be made at the District office at 123 Ootischenia Road or mailed to 123 Ootischenia Road, Castlegar, BC V1N 4L7

The District is also set up to receive e-transfer payments.

Conservation Tips

There are a number of easy ways to save water, and they all start with you. When you save water, you save money on your utility bills. Here are just a few ways... Learn more...

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Main Line Flushing April 15 - 30, 2018

March 23, 2018

In order to provide the community with safe potable water, the District will be doing a system flushing starting Monday April 15, 2018  through to Sunday April 30, 2018.  There will be chlorine in your water and pressure fluctuations.  This procedure is in accordance with the Ministry of Health Guideliness.

You may experience a strong chlorine odor and taste in your water. After flushing is completed and you still experience a chlorine taste in your water.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. 

hydrant flushing

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Educating our Children about Water

Educating our Children about Water

April 01, 2018

Valuing and protecting our natural resources is more than just a nice idea; it’s a global necessity. And one crucial way of ensuring a future in which every child has clean water to drink is by teaching those children to conserve and care for our resources— right now. The folks at Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) are committed to doing exactly that. They “envision a world in which action-oriented education enables every child to understand and value water, ensuring a sustainable future.” Project WET is working hard to “develop and deliver the world's best water education resources, organize special water events, manage a worldwide network of local implementing partners and advocate for the role of water education in solving the world's most pressing water issues.”  Project WET

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