Our Mission

At Ootischenia Improvement District, we are committed to providing safe, high quality water services to our community, while maintaining a standard of excellence in customer service and environmental conservation.

Bill Payment Options

Bill payments can be made in person at the District office at 123 Ootischenia Road on Tuesdays and Thursdays. On days the office is closed there is a mail slot for checks, no cash please. You may also mail your payment to 123 Ootischenia Road, Castlegar, BC. V1N 4L7 or use e-transfer to oidwater@ootischenia.com

Conservation Tips

There are a number of easy ways to save water, and they all start with you. When you save water, you save money on your utility bills. Here are just a few ways... Learn more...

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Spring System Flush

January 09, 2020

The Spring System flush will be Starting Monday April 20, 2020 through to Sunday May 2, 2020.There will be chlorine in your water and pressure fluctuations.This is in accordance with the Ministry of Health Guidelines.

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Are you drinking enough water this winter?

Are you drinking enough water this winter?

February 01, 2020

Chapped lips? Dry skin? Headaches? Nosebleeds? Dry cough? Fatigue?

These are all signs that you might not be getting enough water this winter. In the summer, when you’re hot and sweaty, your body keeps reminding you that you’re thirsty and NEED water. But in the winter, when you’re cold and shivering, it’s all-too-easy to neglect hydration. Your body doesn’t feel as thirsty, and it’s much harder to recognize that you haven’t been drinking much water. That’s why you have to consciously remember to drink enough water in the winter, when the air is dry and the heater is working overtime.

Drinking more water can help. Read on . . .

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