Team WATERSMART

The Regional District of Nanaimo’s Team WaterSmart, in partnership with many great local organizations and municipalities, is excited to host a variety of activities and events to celebrate both World Water Day and Earth Day. Water to Earth Month 2018 will have something for everyone with workshops, stream walks, river rafting, swimming events, educational tours, streamkeepers courses, and movie nights.

Welcome to the Team WaterSmart Get Involved RDN page!

Check out all of the great upcoming initiatives being offered throughout the Regional District of Nanaimo. We will keep our community calendar up-to-date with where to find Team WaterSmart - whether it's fun community events, educational workshops, or adventurous outdoor activities.

Water conservation and environmental protection are values shared by all of us so come get involved and help to appreciate our water...because every drop counts!

We hope to see you out in the community!

Welcome to the Team WaterSmart Get Involved RDN page!

Check out all of the great upcoming initiatives being offered throughout the Regional District of Nanaimo. We will keep our community calendar up-to-date with where to find Team WaterSmart - whether it's fun community events, educational workshops, or adventurous outdoor activities.

Water conservation and environmental protection are values shared by all of us so come get involved and help to appreciate our water...because every drop counts!

We hope to see you out in the community!

  • Team WaterSmart 2018 Summer Outreach Event Season

    10 months ago
    Tws booth

    May 23 - September 27

    The summer sun is shining and that means the Regional District of Nanaimo’s Team WaterSmart summer event season is upon us once again! With more than 20 summer event appearances scheduled, Team WaterSmart will be participating in fun community gatherings throughout the regional district all summer long. If you catch us at an event come say hi and learn about how you can help to conserve and protect our freshwater resources. Our interactive booth features helpful conservation tips, great educational materials, fun displays, a contest to win a rain barrel, information on rebate programs, and...

    May 23 - September 27

    The summer sun is shining and that means the Regional District of Nanaimo’s Team WaterSmart summer event season is upon us once again! With more than 20 summer event appearances scheduled, Team WaterSmart will be participating in fun community gatherings throughout the regional district all summer long. If you catch us at an event come say hi and learn about how you can help to conserve and protect our freshwater resources. Our interactive booth features helpful conservation tips, great educational materials, fun displays, a contest to win a rain barrel, information on rebate programs, and more! Check out the Community Calendar for all of the events Team WaterSmart will be attending and visit our Water Tips & Info section for digital copies of all of our helpful brochures and handouts. See you out there!


  • 2018 WellSMART workshops

    3 months ago
    Wellsmart large

    Learn how to keep your well in safe running order! wellSMART workshops will provide you with an opportunity to ask questions of local well drillers and pump installers, the Vancouver Island Health Authority, the BC Ministry of Environment, and Maxxam Analytics (North Island Labs).

    As your own 'water manager', it is your job to be wellSMART and properly care for your well in order to protect the health of your family, friends, community, and environment. Your well is the most important asset on your property and without an adequate water supply, your property value may decline. Taking proper care of...

    Learn how to keep your well in safe running order! wellSMART workshops will provide you with an opportunity to ask questions of local well drillers and pump installers, the Vancouver Island Health Authority, the BC Ministry of Environment, and Maxxam Analytics (North Island Labs).

    As your own 'water manager', it is your job to be wellSMART and properly care for your well in order to protect the health of your family, friends, community, and environment. Your well is the most important asset on your property and without an adequate water supply, your property value may decline. Taking proper care of your well may protect your investment and extend the operational life of your well. Learn about:

    • Well maintenance and operation
    • Protecting your water source
    • Water testing and treatment
    • Water treatment options

    Industry and government experts will be available to answer your questions. Bottles will be provided to take home for water sampling.

    2018 Workshops:

    Cedar Heritage Centre
    Wednesday October 3rd 5pm - 7pm
    1644 MacMillan Rd., Cedar

    Errington War Memorial Hall
    Wednesday October 10th 5pm- 7pm
    1390 Errington Rd.

    Call 1 888 828 2069 or visit goo.gl/WBG69D to register!

    Please contact us at watersmart@rdn.bc.ca with any questions.

    For more information please visit https://www.rdn.bc.ca/wellsmart