Tuesday Jul. 29, 2014

Water Quality Conditions

ParameterLast Test DateMain System (Mission Crk)North End (Scotty Crk)Objective
Raw Turbidity July 25, 2014 0.25 NTU's On-Line  
System Turbidity July 25, 2014 0.20 NTU's -- < 1.0 NTU
Raw Water        
Total Coliform July 22, 2014 16 -- < 200
Fecal July 22, 2014 2 -- < 200
Treated Water        
Total Coliform July 22, 2014 0 -- 0 / 100 ml
Fecal July 22, 2014 0 -- 0 / 100 ml
Please check out our periodic newsletter under the "Who We Are" tab for updates and general information.

BMID is now providing e-billing. If you would like to have your water bill emailed in the future please contact our office at 250-765-5169 or fill out the form located on this website under the 'forms and guidelines' section. 

Summer Sprinkling Regulations:

For all residential customers, BMID follows the Kelowna Joint Water Committee City-wide water sprinkling regulations. Properties with odd-numbered addresses may water their yards on the odd-numbered days of the calendar.  Even-numbered addresses may irrigate on the even-numbered days.  Automatic lawn sprinkling is permitted between the hours of 10:00 pm and 6:00 am on the permitted day. For a copy of the BMID sprinkling policy, click here 

Water Advisory Definitions

WSABC Turbidity Brief WSABC Turbidity Brief Update

Information Briefs:

Status of Source Water Protection in the BC Southern Interior
To the Minister of Community Services - Viability of Improvement Districts

District News

July, 2014
PUBLIC NOTICE:  On July 21 and July 28, from 3:00 to 8:00 pm Black Mountain Irrigation District will be holding open houses to present information on two subjects, as follows: 

1.  For the rezoning of the lands designated for the Black Mountain Reservoir project to rezone the land from A-1 (Agriculture) to P-4   (Utility).

2.  To provide information on the intent to borrow up to $7,000,000 in funds to pay for construction of the UV Disinfection Facility and Pipelines project.

The opens houses will be held at the Black Mountain Golf Course Clubhouse located at 575 Black Mountain Drive, Kelowna, B.C.

Additional information and files on the rezoning can be found by clicking on the following links:  Rezoning Newsletter; Proposed Land Rezoning Map; Newspaper Ads; Highlights of Presentation.

Additional information and files on the Alternative Approval Process for borrowing of funds can be found by clicking on the following links:  Borrowing Newsletter; AAP Elector Response Form; Newspaper ads; Highlights of  Presentation.

July, 2013
Dam Safety Review
BMID has untertaken a Dam Safety Review of all dams within our jurisdiction.  BMID owns and operates 12 dams in the Mission Creek and Scotty Creek watersheds.  All dams in B.C. fall under the Dam Safety Regulations of the Provincial government who assigns responsibility for dams to the dam owner.  Every 10 years a thorough Dam Safety Review must be carried out by qualified professional engineers that are skilled in the field of dam safety.  The 2013 BMID Dam Safety Review is being completed by Golder Associates and Agua Consulting Inc.

February, 2013
UV Disinfection Facility
BMID has completed the design plans and construction has begun on the new UV disinfection facility at the Black Mountain Reservoir site.  The addition of an ultraviolet disinfection facility will help to alleviate water quality advisories and related events in the future.

October 2008
BC Environmental Assessment
Black Mountain Reservoir
BMID is in the process of carrying out a BC Environmental Assessment for the Black Mountain Reservoir Project. The project description as filed at the BC Environmental Assessment office may be accessed here.

June 2006
BMID receives $30,000 Grant from the Okanagan Basin Water Board
Mission Creek Flow Monitoring Project
Grant monies are to be utilized to provide accurate measurements and monitoring of flow and releases of water to Lower Mission Creek.


Monday, November 28th, 2005
KJWC 2005 Strategic Plan
The Kelowna Joint Water Committee 2005 Strategic Plan is now available.
To review the KJWC 2005 Strategic Plan, it is available under the Maps & Reports section of our website.