Public Works and Engineering Services

The department is managed by the Superintendent, Public Works and Engineering Services. It encompasses both the Water and Sewer Utilities as well as Parks Maintenance, Roadworks, and Garbage Collection.

Contact Information

  • Address: 7 Grosskleg Way, Lake Cowichan, BC V0R 2G0
  • Email:
  • Phone: 250-749-6244
  • Fax: 250-749-6686

Downloadable PDF’s

2022 Garbage Calendar

Recycling List

Organics and Garbage Curbside Collection Program

Watering Restrictions - Stage 1 in Effect October 1, 2021

Wildsafe BC Cowichan Valley Annual Report 2020

Stage 1 in effect as of
October1, 2021

Watering restrictions in effect from May 1 st through October 31 st

Stage 1 and Stage 2 watering times are
7:00 am – 9 am or 7:00 pm – 9 pm

Stage 1: Watering 2 hours maximum on odd or even days

Stage 2: EVEN numbered houses:
Watering 2 hours maximum on Wednesdays & Saturdays only.

ODD numbered Houses:
Watering 2 hours maximum on Thursdays and Sundays only.

Stage 3: Hand watering / Micro or drip irrigation
Permitted only for trees, shrubs and gardens.

Please check this website during the summer months to see if Stage 2 or Stage 3 restrictions are in effect.

For more information