Category: Comox Valley Regional District

Driftwood Marine Park Officially Opens

Residents from the Saratoga and Miracle Beach area joined Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) directors today in a ceremony to officially open Driftwood Marine Park situated off Clarkson Avenue in Black Creek.

The park, which connects the Saratoga Beach Settlement Area with Miracle Beach Provincial Park, was created as part of the subdivision of nine hectares of land into 14 bare land strata lots in November of 2006. In 2016 the park moved from inactive to active status and the planning began to upgrade the existing trail systems and build the necessary park infrastructure.

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Setting off fireworks this Halloween?

Starting October 24 until November 1 fireworks will be on sale in the electoral areas. The sale of fireworks must be from a commercially zoned retailer operating under the current fire regulations within the region. Fireworks are only allowed to be set off in the electoral areas on property you own or with the owner’s permission.

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Comox Valley Water System Stage 3 Extended to September 22

Stage 3 water restrictions for the Comox Valley Water System have been extended to 4:30 pm on September 22. These restrictions were originally scheduled to end today but have been extended due to BC Hydro’s continued maintenance and repair work at the Puntledge River generating station.

These restrictions apply to the Town of Comox, City of Courtenay, and the Sandwick, Arden, Comox Valley, England Road, Marsden/Camco and Greaves Crescent Water Local Service Areas.

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Win a Ride on the Zamboni at a Glacier Kings Game

Do you want to get in on the action of a Glacier Kings game this season? Your child could win a ride on the Zamboni during intermission, as well as family admission to the game, and a gift pack.

This contest partnership between the Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD), the Comox Valley Glacier Kings, 97.3 The Eagle and Ashley Furniture Home Store celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Glacier Kings during their 2017-2018 season at the CVRD Sports Centre.

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CVRD’s Civic Centre AAP official results are in

On July 6th the Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) began its Alternative Approval Process (AAP) for the tax neutral Civic Centre regional office building. The regional office building, currently located within the flood plain, provides essential services (garbage, sewer and water) daily to thousands of residents regionally. To ensure effective service delivery, the CVRD board determined a new regional office building was a strategic priority.

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Drinking water safe after Comox Lake plane crash

The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) has been onsite at the float plane crash investigating potential fuel spillage into Comox Lake near the Cumberland Lake Park.

“There is no evidence based on close visual inspections by the fire department, RCMP and CVRD water operators of leaking fuel or oil from the plane and we are confident there are no issues with drinking water,” explains Marc Rutten, General Manager of Engineering Services. “Public safety is of utmost importance as Comox Lake provides drinking water to over 45,000 residents within the region.”

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