Stage 1 Water Restrictions start May 1,  2017.

Please see the Water Shortage Response Plan for details on the different stages and water use activities that are restricted in each stage.

About Water Restrictions    Water Restriction FAQs    Stage Activities

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A well designed waterwise garden and properly installed and maintained irrigation system will help you save water!  Join us at one of our workshops and learn how to be waterwise this summer.

Smart Wash Rebate Program

Receive a $200 Online Rebate for a qualifying ENERGY STAR washing machine.

Limited Time!  May 1 - June 15, 2017 


Cannell Lake Water Treatment Station Upgrade

The Cannell Lake water treatment station upgrade.

New Requirements to Use Groundwater

If you divert and use groundwater (e.g. from a well) for non-domestic purposes such as irrigation or commercial purposes, you must now obtain a water licesense and pay water fees and rentals.

Replace your 13L or greater flush volume toilet and receive up to a maximum of two $50 rebates per property.


Abbotsford and Mission residents can take advantage of several rebate programs for upgrading toilets, washing machines, landscape and irrigation systems to be water efficient. Note that qualifying customers must receive water from the municipal water system.

*Residents living in the Clearbrook Waterworks District (CWWD) are not eligible for rebates.

Toilet Rebates  Smart Wash Rebates Landscape & Irrigation Rebates

water quality

Abbotsford and Mission's drinking water undergoes thousands of tests each year to ensure that customers are provided with clean and safe water. Residents can take pride in their drinking water - it continually meets or exceeds quality standards set out in the BC Drinking Water Protection Act and the Canadian Guidelines for Drinking Water Quality.

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Water conservation benefits the whole community and ensures that we continue to have a high quality water supply capable of supporting a growing population.

See how you can help conserve and reserve!

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