An improvement district providing outstanding quality that consistently meets expectations and industry standards is a key component of the service that Rutland Waterworks strives for. RWD water meets the Interior Health 43210 objectives and always meets the Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality.
RWD utilizes deep water wells, to supply water to 6,480 dwelling units and over 13,000 servicing residents in the Rutland area. With quality water as a top priority for RWD, a comprehensive monitoring and testing program is in place to ensure the best and safest water is provided to Rutland Waterworks customers. Rutland Waterworks Water Quality Technicians collect from ten sample sites throughout the district on a bi-weekly schedule to stay on top of their commitment to quality.
Rutland Waterworks currently accesses water from 19 deep water wells (14 active, 2 are on reserve for future production, and 3 used for observation/data collection), 2 booster pump stations, and a balancing reservoir holding 1,500,000 imperial gal of water. RWD can easily supply water to its customers year round, including during peak demand periods and fire flows.