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: general@lakecowichan.ca
  • 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 is in Effect Currently

Wildsafe BC Cowichan Valley Annual Report 2020

Stage 1 in effect as of
May 1st, 2022

Stage 1 and Stage 2 watering times are two hours between
midnight – 9 am OR 7:00 pm – midnight

Stage 1: Watering 2 hours maximum for odd or even numbered addresses

Stage 1 and 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: Two hours hand watering permitted only for fruit trees and gardens and 1 hour hand watering for shrubs and flower gardens each day.

Stage 4: Two hours hand watering permitted only for fruit trees and gardens and 1 hour for shrubs and flower gardens each day.

Please check this website during the summer months to see when Stage 2, Stage 3 or Stage 4 restrictions come into effect.

For more information