Comox Valley Watershed

Comox Valley WaterShed

Minimizing health risks to the public is one of Island Health’s most important responsibilities and we take the protection of our drinking water sources very seriously.

Comox Lake is the primary drinking water source for the Comox Valley and currently provides potable water for approximately 41,000 people.  It is the only large water source for the community and we want to ensure the quality and quantity of this supply well into the future.

The development of an Ordered Drinking Water Protection Plan Process  is being requested to ensure a continued safe and secure drinking water supply for the Comox Valley.

Hazard Abatement or Prevention Orders were issued August 7, 2015, by Medical Heath Officer Dr. Charmaine Enns to the following recipients:

Additional information and communication:

 

News & Events

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Island Health Magazine Spring 2021

Island Health magazine spring 2021 features articles on COVID-19 including a look back at the past year. Also included are articles on the health benefits of spending time in nature, memory loss and aging, and a moving article about one family’s journey with hospice care.

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Currents Winter 2021

Currents Winter 2021

Read vaccination stories, updates on the Cowichan District Hospital build and more, in the latest edition of Currents!

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B.C. Honours Excellence in Nursing

Several Island Health nurses have been honoured in this year's Nursing Awards of Excellence.

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