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Groundwater Investigation

The Sunshine Coast Regional District’s Comprehensive Regional Water Plan identifies the need to investigate supplementing the Chapman Creek water supply with groundwater. In 2016, the SCRD initiated a groundwater investigation project to be completed in four phases.

Project Backgrounder

Here is a two page backgrounder that contains general information about this project.

project Updates

  • Test drilling for groundwater sources will commence on September 21 at Maryanne West Park, October 5 at DL 1312 in Upper Roberts Creek, October 26 at the Langdale pump station, and November 31 at Gray Creek. More details on this project in news release from September 16.
  • Church Road Well Field is moving to final design and Well 3, the second of two production wells, will be drilled in summer 2020. Visit the project's page for more information.
  • Round 2 of investigation will take place in 2020 with drilling at five other potential locations. This includes further exploration of the Gray Creek area and the Langdale Well area.

REports and presentations

Phase 3 - Further Investigation and Preliminary Engineering Design

Phase 2 - Test Well Drilling to Investigate Actual Potential

Phase 1 - Desktop Study to Identify Best Sites