Water Main Flushing Program

Each year, Victoria's water mains are flushed to remove sediment and maintain high quality drinking water. Residents will be advised when water main flushing is due to occur in their area.

2017 Water Main Flushing

Each year, Victoria’s water mains are “flushed” to remove sediment and maintain high quality drinking water. Weather-permitting, water main flushing will occur on the following dates and in these locations: WaterMainFlushing-Fall2017.pdf [PDF - 61 KB]

During this period, some water discoloration can be expected and short periods of low water pressure may occur. To prevent any staining from discolored water, run cold water until it’s clear.  Businesses such as laundromats, salons, hotels and restaurants can call Public Works at 250.361.0400 for further details and advance warning of flushing dates.