Waterworks Inventory

Waterworks Inventory

Watershed  
   - China Creek basin6202Ha
   - Bainbridge Lake Catchment1310Ha
   
Intakes (Surface Supply)3 
   - China Creek - gravity 24,451m3/day permit
   - Bainbridge Lake - pumped9,763m3/day permit
   - Somass River - pumped13,564m3/day permit
    Total Permitted Volume47,778m3/day permit
   
Dams  3 
   - China Creek - intake - concrete  El. 184m (603.7')5000m3 storage
   - Lizard Lake -concrete/earth-fill (440 acre ft) El. 732m (2401.6')578,000m3 storage
   - Bainbridge Lake - earth-fill (1000 acre ft) El.153m (502')1,230,000m3 storage
 1813000 
   
Pumpstations5 
   - Bainbridge - 2x50 HP @ 2508 gpm 100Hp
   
   - Somass     - 2x60 HP @ 750 gpm ea.245Hp
                         - 1x125 HP @ 1390 gpm   
   
   - Cowichan   - 2x60 HP @ 2400 gpm125Hp
                           - 1x5 HP @ 65 gpm   
   
   - Johnston   - 4x60 HP @ 800 gpm ea.538Hp
                          - 1x7.5 HP @ 120 gpm   
                          - 2x145 HP diesel @ 2100 gpm   
   
   - Arrowsmith - 2x5 HP @ 65 ea.10Hp
   
   Total Pumpstation Horsepower1018Hp
   
Chlorination Stations3 
   - Bainbridge Pumpstation (gas injection)  
   - Somass Pump/Intake (gas injection)  
   - Johnston Pumpstation (gas injection)  
   
Chlorine Residual Test Points - Daily13 
Bacterial Test Locations - Monthly21 
   
Reservoirs5 
   - Upper Cowichan - floating cover  El.158m11,250m3    1962/1963
   - Lower Cowichan - floating cover El.146m6,750m3     1937
   - Burde - floating cover El.86.8m6,750m3     1947
   - Johnston - 2 cells, concrete  El.66.8m9,000m3
   - Arrowsmith - 1 cells, steel tank  El.173.6m250m3
   Total Reservoir Storage Volume34,000m3
   
Supply mains HDPE- 500mm3.60km
Supply mains Steel - 1200mm0.10km
Supply mains PVC- 500mm1.51km
Supply mains steel- 600mm4.81km
Total Supply Mains10.02 
   
Distribution mains < 150mm91.0km
Distribution mains 200-300mm48.5km
Distribution mains > 300mm25.5km
Total Distribution Mains165.0km
   
Distribution mains - Asbestos Cement77.2km
Distribution mains - Cast Iron32.3km
Distribution mains - P.V.C.37.6km
Distribution mains - Ductile Iron7.6km
Distribution mains - Galvanized Iron0.0km
Distribution mains - Steel0.8km
Distribution mains - Wood Stave0.0km
Distribution mains - Type Unknown9.5km
 165.0 
   
Pressure Reducing Stations20 
Pressure Zones12 
Line Valves1618 
Air Valves69 
Hydrants (City)735 
Hydrants (Private)74 
   
Connections 6462 
   - Residential  
   - Commercial317 
   - Industrial13 
   - City64 
 6856 
   
Meters (Active)6856 
   
Meter Size Breakdown  
15 or 19 mm inside City6432 
15 or 19 mm outside City50 
25mm inside100 
25mm outside1 
40mm inside82 
40mm outside2 
50mm inside127 
50mm outside5 
75mm inside30 
75mm outside2 
100mm inside11 
100mm outside1 
150mm inside6 
150mm outside4 
over 150mm3 
 6856 
   
Average Annual Volume Served5,836,317m3
Peak Day Usage18,072m3
Minimum Day Usage2,731m3
Average Day Usage9,216m3
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