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Water Metering

Adopted in 2013, the Comprehensive Regional Water Plan outlines the actions needed for increasing water supply in combination with metering, to manage demand.

Water metering will help the SCRD move towards equitable billing, water conservation, and better water management. Water metering is widely recognised as an industry best practice. Many cities and regional districts across Canada have already made the move towards metering.


The SCRD is working to share your water data, with you.

The Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) is using water meters to learn about water consumption trends and to identify water leaks within the system. Water meter data is read once per month, from the roadway, to collect: 1) Total Water Consumption and; 2) Leak Notifcation (if present).

To sign up for a Monthly Update of Average Daily Water Use at your property:
Contact and include:
• First and Last Name
• Water Account Number
• Email Address

* Available for residential properties in Electoral Areas A, B, D, E, F

Wonder how a water meter works? This 5 minute video shares the technology inside a meter.

Meter Installation Schedule

Pender Harbour - Water meters were installed at all properties with water service connections in the areas of North and South Pender Harbour between August 11, 2014 and February 2015.

The remaining regional Electoral Areas of Halfmoon Bay, Egmont, Earls Cove, Roberts Creek, Elphinstone, and West Howe Sound (excluding Hopkins Landing) were outfitted with water meters in between September of 2016 and October of 2017. A few remaining properties had meters installed in early 2018.

Sechelt Area is the final phase of meter installations and details about installations will be forthcoming.