Nanaimo Celebrates Drinking Water Week

Join us at the Water Treatment Plant for a tour


Enjoy Nanaimo's clean and refreshing tap water and celebrate Drinking Water Week in BC from May 1 - 7 by taking time to learn more about your water and how you can protect and conserve it.

The City of Nanaimo is proud to participate in this province-wide event organized by BC Water & Waste Association, and will be hosting a public open house and tours of the newly-inaugurated water treatment plant.

Strategic Link: Strategic Priority: Water

Key Points

  • The public is welcome to attend the open house and participate in a tour on Saturday, May 7 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Meet the staff who operate the plant and enjoy a tour. Tours will be held every half-hour, depending on attendance.
  • The water treatment plant is located at 2500 South Forks Rd - approximately 6.5 km from the City boundary along Nanaimo Lakes Rd, which turns into South Forks Rd.


"The City's new water treatment plant is an amazing facility, and we invite everyone to join us to learn more about their water."

Manager, Water Resources
City of Nanaimo


BC Water Week Logo
BC Water Week Logo


Open House Invitation

Value of Water: Conserve

Celebrate our drinking water and share!



Bill Sims
Manager, Water Resources
City of Nanaimo

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