BEAVER VALLEY WATER SERVICE

The Beaver Valley Water Service is owned by the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary and operated and maintained by the Village of Fruitvale.

The RDKB Utility Committee representatives from the BV Water Service are Director Patricia Cecchini to represent the Village of Fruitvale (Chair of the Utilities Committee) and RDKB Director Ali Grieve represent Electoral Area A.

To contact the Utilities Committee, please call the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Office, 250-368-9148.
For operational issues, please contact the Waterworks Foreman at 250-231-4722 or the Village of Fruitvale Office at 250-367-7551.

2014 Beaver Valley Water Service Annual Report

COMMITTEE AGENDAS AND MINUTES - please see RDKB website

The BV Water Service is a participant in Columbia Basin Trust's Water Smart Program. For more information about this program and to see the results of the BV Water Service conservation efforts over the past several years, please click here.

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WATER CONSERVATION REGULATIONS

LEVEL 1

  • ODD NUMBERED HOUSES WATER ON ODD NUMBERED DAYS
  • EVEN NUMBERED HOUSES WATER ON EVEN NUMBERED DAYS
  • ONLY ONE SPRINKLER PER HOUSEHOLD
  • SPRINKLE BETWEEN 7:00 am - 10:00 am & 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • UNDERGROUND SPRINKLER SYSTEMS TO WATER BETWEEN 1:00 am & 6:00 am for 20 minute intervals per zone
  • ENSURE THAT THE WATER STAYS ON THE LAWNS AND NOT RUNNING ONTO THE ROADS OR SIDEWALKS AND PLEASE REFRAIN FROM SPRINKLING WHEN IT IS RAINING.

LEVEL 2

  • ODD NUMBERED HOUSES WATER ON ODD NUMBERED DAYS
  • EVEN NUMBERED HOUSES WATER ON EVEN NUMBERED DAYS
  • ONE SPRINKLER PER HOUSEHOLD
  • THERE IS TO BE ABSOLUTELY NO SPRINKLING EXCEPT DURING THE HOURS OF 8:00 am - 9:00 am & 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • UNDERGROUND SPRINKLERS ARE TO BE SET TO WATER BETWEEN 2:00 am – 4:00 am for 20 minute intervals per zone
  • KEEP YOUR SPRINKLER ON THE LAWN AND GARDEN, ABSOLUTELY NO HOSING OFF THE ROADS AND SIDEWALKS AND PLEASE REFRAIN FROM WATERING WHEN IT IS RAINING.

LEVEL 3

  • SPRINKLING ALLOWED FOR HOMES WITH ODD NUMBERED CIVIC ADDRESSES ONLY ON MONDAYS AND THURSDAYS
  • SPRINKLING ALLOWED FOR HOMES WITH EVEN NUMBERED CIVIC ADDRESSES ONLY ON TUESDAYS AND FRIDAYS
  • SPRINKLING TIMES ARE RESTRICTED TO THE FOLLOWING HOURS:
    • FROM: 8:00 am TO 9:00 am
    • FROM: 8:00 pm TO 9:00 pm
    • FROM: 2:00 am TO 4:00 am - for automatic sprinklers for 20 minute intervals per zone
  • SCHOOLS, MUNICIPALITIES AND REGIONAL DISTRICTS WILL CEASE ALL SPRINKLING
  • HOSING OF SIDEWALKS AND DRIVEWAYS NOT ALLOWED
  • Washing of cars is permitted provided a spring-loaded shutoff device is attached to the hose and it is done during watering times.

LEVEL 4

  • SPRINKLING ALLOWED FOR HOMES WITH ODD NUMBERED CIVIC ADDRESSES:  ONLY ON MONDAYS
  • SPRINKLING ALLOWED FOR HOMES WITH EVEN NUMBERED CIVIC ADDRESSES:  ONLY ON TUESDAYS
  • SPRINKLING TIMES ARE RESTRICTED TO THE FOLLOWING HOURS:
    • FROM:  8:00 am TO 9:00 am
    • FROM:  8:00 pm TO 9:00 pm
    • FROM:  2:00 am TO 4:00 am - for automatic sprinklers for 20 minute intervals per zone
  • SCHOOLS, MUNICIPALITIES AND REGIONAL DISTRICTS WILL CEASE ALL SPRINKLING
  • HOSING OF SIDEWALKS AND DRIVEWAYS IS NOT ALLOWED.
  • WASHING OF CARS IS PERMITTED AT THE CAR WASH ONLY.

LEVEL 5

ABSOLUTELY NO WATERING

 

BEAVER VALLEY WATER SUPPLY
Tank Capacities

The Beaver Valley Water Service area receives direct water supply from Kelly Creek, and when required there are two back up wells.
Water is treated with a series of sand filtration and an ultra violet system with minimal chlorine added to the water.
The western section of Fruitvale is serviced by the Beaver Falls Waterworks District.

Total Water Capacity:
Kelly Creek Reservoir -2,727,600 litres
Fruitvale Tank - 1,091,040
Mill Road Reservoir - 454,600 litres
Water Treatment Plant 611,000 litres
Total 4,884,240 litres of water storage

KELLY CREEK WATERSHED HYDROLOGY REPORT
The BV Water Committee is pleased to provide the public with the recently completed Kelly Creek Watershed Hydrology Report. Please click here for the link to the RDKB website posting.

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