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!

  • 2019 WellSmart Workshops

    21 days ago
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    Help protect the groundwater we share.

    The WellSmart education program helps private well owners protect the quality and supply of their drinking water. As a private well owner, you have access to one of nature's most valuable resources - cool, clean groundwater. You rely on this precious resource to supply clean, safe drinking water to your family.

    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, Island Health, Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations, and Bureau Veritas Laboratories.

    Learn...

    Help protect the groundwater we share.

    The WellSmart education program helps private well owners protect the quality and supply of their drinking water. As a private well owner, you have access to one of nature's most valuable resources - cool, clean groundwater. You rely on this precious resource to supply clean, safe drinking water to your family.

    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, Island Health, Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations, and Bureau Veritas Laboratories.

    Learn about:

    • Well Maintenance and operation
    • Protecting your water source
    • Water testing and treatment
    • Water treatment options
    • Drought management

    2019 WellSmart Workshops:

    Date Location Time
    Tuesday, October 8th Agi Hall (465 South Road, Gabriola) 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
    Tuesday, October 15th Nanoose Library Centre (2489 Nanoose Road, Nanoose) 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
    Tuesday, October 29th Mountain View Elementary (2480 E Wellington Road, Nanaimo) 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

    Please register to reserve your spot! Call 250-248-3252 or 1-888-828-2069 or visit www.rdn.bc.ca/recreation. Contact us at watersmart@rdn.bc.ca with any questions.


  • Team WaterSmart 2019 Summer Outreach

    5 months ago
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    Join Team Watersmart this summer at a number of community events throughout the Regional District of Nanaimo and member municipalities!

    Pop by the booth for loads of free informational material on drinking water and watershed protection, check out our interactive watershed model for the kids, learn about rebate and contest opportunities, and have your water-related questions answered by our friendly staff!

    For a list of upcoming events, see our community event schedule on the RDN GetInvolved page or visit www.rdn.bc.ca/summer-outreach-events-schedule for complete event details.

    Don't forget to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to keep up to date on...

    Join Team Watersmart this summer at a number of community events throughout the Regional District of Nanaimo and member municipalities!

    Pop by the booth for loads of free informational material on drinking water and watershed protection, check out our interactive watershed model for the kids, learn about rebate and contest opportunities, and have your water-related questions answered by our friendly staff!

    For a list of upcoming events, see our community event schedule on the RDN GetInvolved page or visit www.rdn.bc.ca/summer-outreach-events-schedule for complete event details.

    Don't forget to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to keep up to date on Team Watersmart events and initiatives. Do you have a water saving idea you'd like to showcase? Use #TeamWaterSmart to show off that golden lawn, rain barrel, or other water saving tip or trick!