Capital Regional District is hosting the Get to Know Your H2O Water Tours

The free tour provides a first-hand look at the Greater Victoria Water Supply Area and System

The Capital Regional District is hosting the Get to Know Your H2O Water Tours from May to July.

This free tour provides a first-hand look at the Greater Victoria Water Supply Area and System. During the tour participants will discover the natural landscapes and water supply reservoirs.

Participants will also learn about the disinfection process and supply infrastructure that provides Greater Victoria with drinking water all year round.

There are three tour options available:

• Long Tours (5.5 hours) – Follows the flow of water starting at the north end of Sooke Lake Reservoir. This tour explores the surrounding forests, Rithet Creek (main tributary to Sooke Lake Reservoir), water supply facilities and the treatment process that ensures the water delivered to your tap is optimal. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

• Short Tours (3 hours) – This tour focuses on visits to Sooke Lake and Goldstream Lake reservoirs and the ultraviolet disinfection facility. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

• Family Tours (3 hours) – This tour includes a walk in the forest and several other short stops. Explore the plants and animals that call this special place home and learn how we all share this precious resource. Recommended for all ages.

For the detailed schedule and to register online, please go online here.